Where there is no law, but every man does what is right in his own eyes, there is the least of real liberty
Henry M. Robert

Ivan Kapsamun

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09/27/2018 - 11:17
We heard no “new and surprising things” presidential faction representatives had announced in Petro Poroshenko’s address to the Verkhovna Rada. As always, we can appreciate the good work of speechwriters, but, judging by the speech, there will hardly be any radical changes in the...
09/20/2018 - 12:25
The authorities decided to revisit the Melnychenko case once again. We learned on September 18 that the Pechersky District Court, acting at the request of a prosecutor from the Prosecutor-General’s Office (PGO), seized the real estate and bank accounts belonging to former State Security...
09/20/2018 - 10:39
Colonel General Serhii Popko, commander of the Ground Forces, wrote on Facebook recently that Ukraine has deployed additional troops and equipment in the direction of the Sea of Azov: “In response to Russia’s aggressive activities in the Sea of Azov, the General Staff of the Armed...
09/15/2018 - 14:11
A reader recently came to our editorial office to express indignation at the failure of the authorities and the public to keep the grave of the murdered journalist Georgy Gongadze adequately maintained. She lives not far from St. Nicholas the Miracle-Worker’s Church on the Riverfront,...
09/06/2018 - 09:59
Visit of head of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill to Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople did nothing to dampen the expectations of those supporting the granting of a Tome (decree of recognition) to the particular Ukrainian Orthodox Church. We do not know the details, but the...
08/30/2018 - 10:52
Almost 80 percent of Ukrainians would support the proclamation of Ukraine’s independence today, as compared to 62 percent in 2012. Only 13 percent would express the opposite opinion, and another 7 percent could not make up their minds. At the same time, 82 percent of...
08/16/2018 - 09:12
The second president of Ukraine marked his 80th birthday on August 9. Much has been said and written about his role in Ukraine’s recent history by politicians, public figures, and media people. Whereas public opinion shows a realistic attitude, the political community apparently lacks it...
08/09/2018 - 13:02
August 24 marks the 27th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence. Back in the early 1990s, there were two trends represented by (a) moderate nomenklatura<P>, people who were aware of the challenges of the times and public moods, and (b) the masses that wanted independence....
06/26/2018 - 10:29
A new security law, “On National Security of Ukraine,” was passed in Ukraine last Thursday, with 248 MPs voting for the presidential bill. The previous law, “On the Fundamentals of National Security and Defense,” had been adopted as far back as 2003. According to Ihor...
06/20/2018 - 17:00
While the world is watching the World Cup in Russia, Ukrainian political prisoners are still on a hunger strike in its brutal prisons. The New York Times wrote in a recent editorial that the Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov deserved the full support of the international community.“In the...

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