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08 May 2016

Tomorrow is the Anniversary of our Great Victory

Tomorrow is the anniversary of Our Great Victory. Many good, kind and exalted words will be said. For some people, it is a day of celebration, with feelings of excitement and commemorated with “the commissar’s ration,” the soldiers 100 grams of vodka. However, a lot of criticism will also be levelled at our holiday. It is a day when some people will pour scorn and hatred onto everything honourable associated with the Victory.
07 May 2016

Reburial Ceremony of World War II Heroes

A Commemoration Service to mark the reburial of the soldiers who died defending Kiev has been held at the Liberation Memorial in the village of Hatne, Kyiv region. World War II veterans were among those who attended, as were leaders of the Opposition Bloc.  
02 May 2016

Vadym Novynskyi: Concerned Government Blocks our Entry into Odessa

Representatives of ‘Svoboda’ and ‘AutoMaidan’ have prevented Vadym Novynskyi and Yurii Boiko, Deputies (MPs) from the Opposition Bloc, from leaving the terminal at Odessa Airport. The aim of these protestors was to prevent the Opposition delegation from attending a service commemorating the 48 people who died, and 247 people injured, during the 2014 clashes in Odessa. 

The Remembrance Service was due to be held in Odessa at 14:00. Not wanting to escalate the situation, the Parliamentarians flew back to Kyiv. 

01 May 2016

Happy Easter!

Today is a wonderful holiday, the most significant, the happiest and the most life affirming of all the feasts. Today millions of Christians, together as a family, will go to church and receive the millennial good news of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. 

Happy Easter! Christ has Risen!
30 April 2016

Metropolitan Antonii and Vadym Novynskyi Bring Holy Fire to Ukraine

On April 30, the eve of Easter Sunday, the Holy Fire was brought on a special flight from Jerusalem to Kyiv.

A lamp with a flame from the Holy Fire was delivered to Ukraine by the Bishop of Boryspil and Brovary, Chancellor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Antonii and the Ukrainian Member of Parliament from the Opposition Bloc Vadym Novynskyi. Novynskyi has sponsored this event for several years. 
29 April 2016


I am a Ukrainian patriot. I made my choice consciously and I am not going to change my mind. I followed my convictions, when I became a Ukrainian citizen, no matter how many of my detractors claim the contrary. I live and work here, I pay taxes here, and I abide by the laws here. My future is here. I care about the fate of the country that I now call home.