THE PRESIDENT OF UKRAINE VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - October 2016 On the afternoon of Friday, the 17th/30th of September 2016, the Ukrainian President, Mr Petro Poroshenko, accompanied by his country’s delegation to the funeral of former Israeli President, Shimon Peres, visited the Patriarchate. His Excellency the Ukrainian President and his 25-member escort, including the Ukrainian Ambassador to Tel Aviv, Mr Hennadii ...

Ukrainian President awards Primates of Local Orthodox Churches

28/7/13 July 27, 2013 – Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovich met with the Primates of Local Orthodox Churches who came to Kiev for the celebrations marking the 1025th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’. Greeting the guests, Mr. Yanukovich stressed the need ‘to safeguard the spiritual values which for centuries have been the basis of our identity’ and ...

Russian, Moldovan, Serbian presidents to visit Kyiv for anniversary of Christianity of Kievan Rus

KYIV, July 23. /UKRINFORM/. The presidents of Russia, Moldova and Serbia have confirmed their attendance of the celebration of the 1,025th anniversary of the Christianity of Kievan Rus, Director of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry's Information Policy Department Yevhen Perebyinis briefed the press on Tuesday. "The Ministry of Foreign Affairs through its foreign diplomatic missions sent official ...

Yanukovych meets with leader of Orthodox Church of Cyprus

10/11/2012 Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych on Friday met with Archbishop Chrysostomos II, Archbishop of Nova Justiniana and All Cyprus, the presidential press service has reported. During the meeting, Yanukovych said that Ukraine and Cyprus were maintaining traditional friendly relations, which have deep historical roots. He said that a common spiritual foundation – the Orthodox faith – had ...

Patriarch Kirill meets with Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovich

In the evening of July 28, 2012, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovich had a talk at the presidential residence in the Crimea. Mr. Yanukovich noted with satisfaction that the large-scale celebrations held by Local Orthodox Churches to mark the Day of the Baptism of Russia and the ...

Ukrainian church leaders urge Yanukovych to pardon Tymoshenko

Former Ukrainian Premier Yulia Tymoshenko

Interfax-Ukraine 3/4/2012 The leaders of Ukrainian Christian churches have called on Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to pardon former Ukrainian Premier Yulia Tymoshenko. "The church cannot intrude into state affairs, including judicial processes. At the same time, the church's duty is to call for forgiveness, mercy, and love for neighbors. We think that pardon of Yulia Volodymyrivna Tymoshenko and ...

Kharkiv Committee Of Chornobyl Cleanup Veterans Asking Patriarch Kirill To Pray For Making Yanukovych Listen To Reason

23/11/2011 The public organization Kharkiv City Committee of Chornobyl Cleanup Veterans is asking Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus Kirill to pray for making President Viktor Yanukovych listen to reason, the letter to the Patriarch reads. In the petition signed by the organization leader, Volodymyr Proskurin, Chornobyl cleanup workers reminded the Patriarch that Yanukovych had won the ...

Primate of the Orthodox Church of Finland met with Ukrainian President

On May, 13 there was a meeting of the Primate of the Autonomous Orthodox Church of Finland, Archbishop Leo of Karelia and All Finland and President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko. Taking part in the meeting also was the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr. The head of the ...