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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

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27.10.2009 - 00:00
“Today Kyiv is the world’s most fashionable capital. Nowhere else are there more significant and elegant events taking place at this moment,” said Iryna Danylevska, the founder and chairperson of the organizing committee of the Ukrainian Fashion Week, introducing the famous Paris-based couturier...
20.10.2009 - 00:00
The poetic and essayistic album book KGB and Others… by the dissident, journalist, and poet Igor Pomerantsev has been published for the first time in Ukraine by GraniT. It was published, naturally, in Ukrainian, although the book was originally written in Russian and was ready for circulation more...
13.10.2009 - 00:00
On Oct. 5, 2009, the Grand Antiques Salon launched an exhibit of monumental sculpture provided by the world-famous Valsuani Foundry. The exhibit features Rodin’s famous sculpture The Thinker, as well as his Eternal Spring, The Kiss, Adam, and The Burghers of Calais. Another big name is Salvador...
29.09.2009 - 00:00
The Ukrainian fashion industry is trying to persuade us that things are OK. Telling the public that the national haute couture is slowly but steadily marching on and that moaning over global economic hardships is the privilege of irresponsible politicians, the Ukrainian Fashion Week organizing...
29.09.2009 - 00:00
On Sunday September 20, the music festival Chervona Ruta ‘09 ended in Chernivtsi, to the accompaniment of the State Anthem and the Church Hymn of Ukraine (Oh God, Almighty and Gracious/Always keep our Ukraine safe…). The ceremony was attended by President Yushchenko of Ukraine and his family...
22.09.2009 - 00:00
“In my opinion, there are two types of publications. One is a ‘tree’ that has taken deep roots in and feeds off the sap of the national soil, while its branches and crown are reaching high into the sky. This tree may be broken by winds, lose leaves, go through good or bad times, but it always...
15.09.2009 - 00:00
Extract 150 is the ninth book in The Day’s Library Series, another supplement to the Ukrainian passport, to quote The Day’s editor in chief Larysa Ivshyna. The reading and thinking Ukraine has amply confirmed this. The launching of our library’s new two-volume publication drew a capacity audience...
28.07.2009 - 00:00
Although the Great Coat of Arms the final version of which was produced by the outstanding graphic artist Serhii Yakutovych has been approved by the president and the government, it may well fall victim to Verkhovna Rada politicking. On July 17 the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the draft...
21.07.2009 - 00:00
Professional journalism should deal with the life of the entire country, not only its leadership, and monitor the remotest corners and smallest villages, not only the capital. Ukraine’s “historical puzzle” is such that its real heroes have been waiting for recognition somewhere in...
16.06.2009 - 00:00
On June 9 the London-based Sotheby’s House held an auction where 13 contemporary Ukrainian artists competed for the first time, as did some of their Russian colleagues. As a result, 9 out of the 18 Ukrainian paintings were sold. It is interesting to compare the estimated bidding prices...

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