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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

Stanislav Kulchytsky

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01/27/2016 - 18:11
On January 21, Vladimir Putin presided over a meeting of the Presidential Council for Science and Education. On the same day in 1924, Vladimir Lenin died. Perhaps for this reason, Mikhail Kovalchuk, the president’s old friend at the Ozero cooperative and now head of the Kurchatov Institute,...
11/30/2015 - 17:53
(Continued from the previous issue)Here are, for example, the minutes of a VKP(b) Central Committee meeting dated February 8, 1933, that was kept in a “special folder” (a variety of top secret documents which were to be obligatorily returned to a higher office and were forbidden to be...
11/25/2015 - 17:22
The number of publications on the Ukrainian Holodomor is more than 20,000. It is one of the most researched subjects in the world historiography. Have the researchers convinced the public that the Holodomor was genocide?The findings the US Congress Commission on the Ukraine Famine made in 1988 say...
11/24/2011 - 00:00
Historiography plays the key role in comprehending the Holodomor. If the former manages to answer the Holodomor-related crucial questions on the basis of undoubtedly authentic sources, politicians will choose another field for the debates that will help them remain in the public spotlight. But...
11/09/2010 - 00:00
My successor at the post of director of the Institute of History of Ukraine, professor Hennadii Boriak (I am tired of explaining to journalists that I do not hold the post since last year) asked me to write an article on the industrial revolution for the encyclopedia. At the same time professor...
06/01/2010 - 00:00
(Continued from The Day No. 28) Christian Rakovsky was the first to speak during the debate. Owing to the diplomatic talent he demonstrated as chairman of the Council of People’s Commissars (Radnarkom) of the Ukrainian SSR, his old friendship with Leon Trotsky, and the confidence Lenin...
05/20/2010 - 00:00
(Continued from The Day, #26, April 29, 2010) Lev Kamenev, while presiding over the commission tasked with looking into recommendations concerning “permanent and temporary forms of union between the RSFSR and other Soviet republics,” believed that the very existence of an...
04/29/2010 - 00:00
On April 22, 2010, Ukraine ought to recall that it is the 140th anniversary of the birth of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin who played a role in the Ukrainian people’s history, which we cannot pass by in silence. The November and December of 1919 is a fateful moment in our history, associated with the...
02/11/2010 - 00:00
Continued from previous issue In 1934 the Ukrainian capital was transferred from Kharkiv to the national center, Kyiv. At the same time they combated Petliurite Ukrainization in every way, including the use of inhuman means. The Soviet government was perfectly content to have ethnic Ukrainians (...
02/04/2010 - 00:00
Continued from previous issue There is yet another reason against comparing the Holodomor with the Holocaust. Making any comparison is linked to identification. By comparing the Holodomor with the Holocaust, we tend to identify it with the broader notion of an ethnic purge. But then we must...

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