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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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20.12.2016 - 12:03
The feature below is dedicated to Jerzy Wladyslaw Giedroyc (1906-2000), a noted Polish public figure, scholar, and journalist who laid the groundwork for European, equal, sincere, and strategic relationships between Ukraine and Poland. Regrettably, as varying political trends came to pass, this...
21.01.2010 - 00:00
I have not been to the Solovets Islands, popularly known as the Solovki, for 33 years. I would not say that I miss this archipelago, which became infamous in Soviet times as a symbol of bondage, cruelty, and deadly hopelessness. However, back in 1976, when I was there with a group of tourists,...
15.07.2008 - 00:00
In 1933 Mendel Khataevich, a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of Ukraine (Bolshevik), declared that “a bitter struggle is being waged between the peasants and our government. It is a life-and-death struggle. This year was a decisive test of our strength and endurance. We...
05.02.2008 - 00:00
The launch of the sixth volume of the joint publishing project Poland and Ukraine in the 1930s-1940s: Unknown Documents from Secret Police Archives took place recently in the Polish cities of Warsaw and Rzeszow. This volume is devoted to an operation codenamed Sejm, which the Soviet state security...
15.01.2008 - 00:00
Vasyl Stus was born in January 1938 and 20 years later he wrote: Rejoice in the days and nights of spring, In the tender smiling light of dawn! Helmsman, full ahead! Let our youth burn out, For we’re true to life and will be crowned with glory. He was indeed crowned with glory, although as befits...
20.11.2007 - 00:00
Our newspaper recently published an interview with the Italian academic Andrea Graziosi, which he granted to Marianna Soronevych, editor in chief of Ukrainska hazeta v Italii (The Ukrainian Newspaper in Italy). The interview was held at the Embassy of Ukraine in the Italian Republic after...
23.10.2007 - 00:00
”I don’t think that someone else’s life can be an example for others. Everyone carves out their own path. If what I have recounted can serve as food for thought for anyone, I will believe that my work was not in vain,” General Petro Hryhorenko wrote in his memoirs. Today, many years later, it is...
19.06.2007 - 00:00
In the first half of June Kyiv saw the opening of the Museum of Soviet Occupation. The organizers (first of all, the Vasyl Stus Memorian Society) claim the aim of this is to reproduce a full historical picture of totalitarian repressions in Ukraine throughout the 20th century so that one learns...
18.10.2005 - 00:00
Calls for shaking hands will not reconcile soldiers of the Soviet Army and the Ukrainian Insurgent Army, as evidenced by the events in downtown Kyiv last Saturday, marking the UPA’s 63rd anniversary. In fact, that the festivities would not pass without scandal was evident long before national...