Ukrainian Church Independent as of January 6, 2019

The Autocephaly (independence) of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine will be made official in special ceremonies which will take place in the Ecumenical Patriarchate of...

The Greeks of Donetsk Oblast: Surviving the Ukraine Crisis

Unbeknownst to many, Greeks make up the third largest nationality in the Donetsk Oblast (Donetsk Province) in the Ukraine. In particular, the region is...

Putin Blasts Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Russian President Vladimir Putin made scathing remarks concerning the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople during his annual press conference in Moscow on Thursday. According to the...

Ukraine and Greece Discuss Establishment of Ferry Service As a High Trade-Economic Potential

Ukraine and Greece discussed the possibility of creating a ferry service between the two countries, according to a statement by the press service and...

Orthodox Schism As Russian Church ‘Breaks All Ties’ With Constantinople Over Ukraine

In the largest schism in Orthodox Christianity for over a century, the Russian Orthodox Church has cut all ties with the Constantinople Patriarchate over...

Greek Foreign Minister Offers Help to Ukraine

On Thursday, February 19, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias visited Kiev, Ukraine to meet with the country’s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin. Kotzias expressed his...

Ukraine Beats Russia in Most ‘Political’ Eurovision Contest

Jamala from Ukraine was the surprise winner of Saturday's Eurovision song contest, beating Russia in the most "political" competition in Eurovision history. Russia's Sergey Lazarev...

Former Greek Ministers Attacked by Members of Far-Right Organization in Ukraine

A delegation of Greek left-wing politicians, including former ministers under the previous cabinet Nadia Valavani and Kostas Isichos, were attacked by members of a...

Greek Gov’t Urged to Host Greeks in Ukraine Conflict Zones

The Federation of Greek Associations in Ukraine sent a letter to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras requesting that Greece provides temporary shelter for Greeks...

U.S. Support to the Ecumenical Patriarchate After Orthodox Schism

The United States expressed its support to the decision of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople to recognize the Ukrainian Orthodox Church as independent. A spokesman...