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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
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Mykola Chaban

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20.05.2010 - 00:00
It was built on a high bank of the Dnipro in 1635 by the French engineer Beauplan on the order of the Polish government. The cossacks attacked it many times, vying for mastery of the land. It was finally destroyed after the Prutsky treaty in 1711. In Soviet times two thirds of the fortress...
18.03.2010 - 00:00
Before the Revolution there were only four wo­men in the entire Russian Empire who wor­ked on their own archaeological exca­vations. These were: the countess Paraskovia Uvarova, Yulia Gendune, Kateryna Melnyk-Antonovych, and Anastasia Kartsova (born Myklashevska). The last two were...
11.02.2010 - 00:00
DNIPROPETROVSK — While visiting Canada several years ago, I saw Halyna Mazepa’s paintings displayed in a number of Ukrai-nian-Canadian homes in Toronto and Ottawa. Her style is captivating, you can’t mistake it for anybody else’s. It is colorful, innately ethnic, reflecting the world’s creative...
04.02.2010 - 00:00
Dnipropetrovsk – I would like to introduce a photo artist from Dnipropetrovsk, Pavlo Mamenko. Until recently, his pictures have mostly appeared on the pages of the local periodicals. I believe it’s time for the broader Ukrainian public to get acquainted with his art. Cityscapes are perhaps the...
04.04.2006 - 00:00
Eighty years ago, in December 1926, Mykola Eduardovych Saks was dying in exile in the German town of Zoppot. On Jan. 1, 1927, the Berlin-based Russian newspaper Rul [Steering Wheel] published his obituary: “Nikolai Eduardovich Saks was a great Russian artist and a person of rare spiritual beauty....