UKRAINE ASKS DEMOCRATIC COUNTRIES TO RECOGNIZE HOLODOMOR AS GENOCIDE

Pravoslavie.ru - 9/12/16 The Verkhovna Rada (the Ukrainian Parliament) has appealed to democratic countries with a request to recognize the Holodomor [a man-made mass famine—O.C.] of 1932-1933 in Ukraine as a genocide of the Ukrainian people. The relevant document at the second reading and at the plenary meeting in general was endorsed Wednesday by 233 people’s deputies, ...

A Public Concert by the Choir of the National Academy of Armenia

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - November- December 2016 22 November 2016. On Tuesday evening, the special concert organized by the Diocese of Lebanon was held at the Casino du Liban, outside Beirut. Mr Krikor Hasheolian, Chancellor of the Prelacy welcomed the audience and thanked the Catholicos for his leadership. Mr Dikran Jinbashian addressed His Holiness on behalf of the Diocese ...

OFFICIAL CANCELLATION OF POSTCARD DEPICTING ORTHODOX CHURCH IN THE CAPITAL OF DPRK TAKES PLACE IN MOSCOW

On 15 August 2015, a ceremony of the official cancellation of a postcard depicting the Moscow Patriarchate’s Church of the Holy Trinity in Pyongyang took place at the “Rossica” Philatelic Academic Club. The event was timed to the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Korea from Japanese invaders during World War II. Taking part in the ...

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE PILOT DISCOVERS ANCIENT CROSSES IN KIRGHIZIA

Bishkek - Pravoslavie - April 2014 A Russian pilot, who is serving at the "Kant" airbase in Kirghizia, has given the republic's National Academy of Sciences cajraks—gravestones, dated by local scientists as being several centuries old. "The joint group of Kirghiz and Russian archaeologists has already set about investigating the ancient artifacts," said the official representative of ...

Vyshhorod Icon of the Mother of God

AN ICON PAINTER FROM STUDION MONASTERY IN CONSTANTINOPLE, BYZANTINE EMPIRE. THE ICON OF THE HOLY VIRGIN OF TENDER MERCY (ELEUSA), ALSO KNOWN AS WONDERWORKING ICON OF VYSHHOROD IN UKRAINE-RUS’. THE LATE 11st CENTURY. A FRAGMENT

By Dmytro STEPOVYK, Ph.D. (Fine Arts, Philosophy, Theology), full-fledged member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine 17/8/2011 A case study in Eurasian practice of temple robbery. What made this 11th-century Byzantine icon, a gift from Constantinople to Kyiv, transform into Russia’s relic? If one proceeds from what is laid down in Acts, 13:47 (For so hath ...

Ukraine to host International Easter Assembly

21-02-2011 It will be the Third International Easter Assembly, which will take place during the Easter days in the spring of 2011.This is a joint project of the National Academy of Music named after Tchaikovsky (Kyiv) and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. The best choirs from Russia, Belarus, Greece, Bulgaria, Armenia, Georgia, as well as Ukrainian professional choirs ...