Ukraine's Ministry for Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons says that a cargo vessel that sank in the Black Sea off the coast of Turkey could transport stolen coal from the occupied regions of Donbas.
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A Ukrainian public organization named after Ivan Franko in Sumqayit, Azerbaijan, has taken part in a flash mob in support of captive sailors in Russia, according to the organization's page on Facebook.
The Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU) will be the second largest Orthodox church in the world in the future, Honorary Patriarch of the OCU Filaret has said.
Ukraine appeared in 461 out of 1,000 disinformation cases in Russian mass media in the course of 2018.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine Epiphanius have brought a tomos of autocephaly to St. Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv.
The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) has warmly welcomed the long-awaited Tomos of Autocephaly for the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, received by His Beatitude Epiphaniy, Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine.
President Petro Poroshenko has called on Orthodox churches around the world to recognize the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.
A divine service with the participation of President Petro Poroshenko has been held at St. Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv on January 7.
This year, Christmas is especially great and especially solemn for us. The holiday is double because the Orthodox Church of Ukraine received the tomos of autocephaly.
A Ukrainian delegation led by President Petro Poroshenko has taken part in a solemn water blessing ceremony in the Golden Horn bay in Istanbul.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said he is convinced that Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew as the leader of Orthodox believers will forever remain in the history of the church and in the history of the Orthodox peoples.
The ceremony to hand over a tomos of autocephaly to the united Orthodox Church of Ukraine has taken place at the Patriarchal Church of St. George in Istanbul, Ukrinform's correspondent in Turkey has said.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has thanked Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for faith and love for Ukraine, and for his courage in the process of granting autocephaly to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has signed a tomos of autocephaly for the united Orthodox Church of Ukraine.