Tag: Ukraine

  • Ukraine’s Nuclear Fuel Storage Facility: a well-calculated project or an unwarranted risk?

    Concerns have been raising among environmentalists and nuclear power engineers as Ukraine continues the loading of used fuel into the into the containerized dry storage systems of the new Chernobyl Interim Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Facility (ISF-2). Designed by Holtec International, the project poses dangerous risks to the global environment, and here is why. According […]

  • Kiev Cross Procession unites thousands of supporters of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine

    The Procession of the parishioners and priests of the Ukraine Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) held on July 27 in Kiev to mark the 1033th anniversary of Christianization of Rus’ gathered about 100 thousand of participants. According to journalists covering the event, there were actually a lot more people. This only shows that most Ukrainians support […]

  • Ukraine’s another Church dissent is on edge

    The Ukrainian Orthodox Church has blamed Volodymyr Zelensky for pressure by the authorities. Its followers hoped to end persecution with the new Ukrainian President coming to power. Yet, Zelensky who stayed away from the Church affairs during the first months of his presidential term is taking on the course on further Church dissent started by […]

  • The political control over religion in Ukraine is rising amid the Easter

    Known for a controversial political situation the current confrontation of the political and religious institutes in Ukraine are on the agenda today. Earlier in February, the split in the Ukraine became one of the main topics at the meeting of Primate and representatives of the Local Churches, devoted to the problems of inter-Orthodox unity in […]

  • Ukraine’s struggle for “independent” church: is the deal really worth it?

    The Ukrainian Orthodox Church continues a struggle for becoming fully self-governing, or autocephalous, and is seeking the support of the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople. Yet, Ecumenical Patriarch Dimitri Bartholomew said he was not happy with the failure of Ukraine President Pytro Poroshenko to invite 25 ruling bishops to join a new formation of the Orthodox Church […]