Cherkasy region

  • 12 September 2018, 13:14 | Extraordinary situations | 

    Hasidim with a heart attack transported from Uman to Kyiv by helicopter

    A helicopter of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine transported from Uman, Cherkasy region to Kyiv a Jewish pilgrim who was preliminarily diagnosed with a heart attack, Konstantin Protsenko was reported as saying by Interfax-Religion.

  • 6 September 2018, 07:15 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Police expect 40,000 Hasidim to arrive in Uman

    To celebrate the Jewish New Year, about 40,000 foreign guests are expected to arrive. Police have already initiated the activities to ensure public safety in the area of ​​mass residence of pilgrims, the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reports. In addition, in the framework of cooperation, on September 6, 20 Israeli policemen are to arrive in Uman, said Deputy Head of the National Police - head of the Patrol Police Oleksandr Fatsevich. Oleksandr Fatsevich checked the work of the working group of the operational headquarters and the work of the consolidated detachment. Jointly with the Chief of Police of Cherkasy region Valery Lyuty, he traveled around the place of compact accommodation of pilgrims, checked the checkpoints and stationary posts. Oleksandr Fatsevich notes that the Cherkasy police are ready to ensure the public order and safety of citizens in the city of Uman. “Police keep everything under control. Employees of the explosive engineering service, special forces, patrol police, cynologists and service dogs work in two shifts. The operational headquarters has all the technical capabilities to control and ensure security during the events. Law enforcers carry out service in an enhanced mode. As of September 5, about three thousand pilgrims have arrived to Uman,” said the deputy head of the National Police. He added that on September 6, 20 Israeli policemen are to arrive in Uman to cooperate and assist in communicating with foreign guests. There are 46 hiking trails, 17 stationary posts, 10 checkpoints and 2 visa support points developed in the service area. At the time of the events, traffic is blocked in the place of compact stay of Hasidim pilgrims.

  • 5 September 2018, 14:04 | Judaism | 

    First Hasidim come to celebrate Rosh HaShanah

    The first Hasidim have arrived in Ukraine to celebrate the Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year). This is reported by the press service of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine. .

  • 29 August 2018, 13:19 | Religion and society | 

    Law enforcers deployed to Uman to ensure public order during Rosh ha-Shanah festivities

    60 police officers from twelve regions of Ukraine have come to Uman to help keep order in the city during the pilgrims’ celebration of Rosh ha-Shanah. Law enforcers will stay in Uman until the end of large-scale public events with the participation of pilgrims, according to the Police Communication Sector of Cherkasy region.

  • 3 July 2018, 11:23 | UOC (MP) | 

    Metropolitan comments on statement by hierarchs of UOC against Tomos

    Metropolitan Sofroniy (Dmitruk)of Cherkasy and Kaniv revealed how signatures under the statement of the episcopate of the UOC (MP) against autocephaly were collected.

  • 15 May 2018, 12:07 | UOC (MP) | 

    Up to ten our bishops might support the authocephaly, Metropolitan Sofroniy of the UOC (MP)

    10 bishops of the UOC (MP) out of 80 might support the appeal to Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople for the bestowal of autocephaly on the Ukrainian Church. This was stated in an interview with "Glavkom" by Metropolitan Sofroniy (Dmytruk) of Cherkasy and Kaniv UOC (MP).

  • 7 November 2017, 12:31 | Judaism | 

    Israel Foreign Ministry asked Ukraine to bring rabbi Nachman's remains to Israel

    Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely instructed Ambassador to Ukraine Eliav Belotzercovsky to raise the issue with the appropriate officials in Kiev half a year ago, Hotovely’s spokeswoman, Lena Bakman, told The Jerusalem Post on Monday.

  • 21 September 2017, 13:15 | Extraordinary situations | 

    A 13-year-old Hasidim wounded as a result of blast in Uman

    As a result of an explosion of an unidentified device, a 13-year-old Israeli citizen, a Hasidic pilgrim who arrived at the celebration of Rosh Hashanah was wounded in Uman, Cherkassy region.

  • 20 September 2017, 12:44 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Over 30 thousand Hasidim attend the celebration of Jewish New Year

    More than 30 thousand Hasidim came to Uman (Cherkasy region) to celebrate the Jewish New Year. This is stated in a press release by the press service of the Main Directorate of the National Police in Cherkassy Oblast, RBC-Ukraine reports.

  • 20 September 2017, 11:54 | Scandals, crime | 

    Hasidi drug couriers detained in Uman

    On Tuesday, September 19, Ukrainian policemen in Ukraine together with their Israeli colleagues detained drug traffickers from Israel in Uman, Cherkasy region. Deputy head of the State Police Main Department in Cherkasy Viktor Ivanko wrote it on his Facebook page.

  • 11 July 2017, 12:30 | Scandals, crime | 

    Vandals destroyed gravestones in the yard of UOC-MP church in Uman

    On July 10, in Uman unknown attackers destroyed the gravestones in the territory of the Assumption Church of the UOC (MP) and damaged the rector’s car.

  • 21 December 2016, 12:18 | Scandals, crime | 

    Tomb of Rabbi Nachman in Uman Desecrated by Pig’s Head, Fake Blood

  • 7 September 2016, 10:09 | Judaism | 

    30 thousand Hasidim to celebrate Rosh Hashanah in Uman

    30 thousand pilgrims - Bratslav Hasidim from Israel and Poland - will come to Uman, Cherkasy region on the occasion of the Jewish New Year Rosh Hashanah.

  • 31 May 2016, 11:27 | Scandals, crime | 

    Church shot with pneumatic weapon in Cherkasy

  • 17 November 2015, 10:48 | UOC (MP) | 

    Clergy of Uman Diocese (UOC-MP) raise over Archbishop’s informal fees

    On November 17, a diocesan meeting is to be held in the Cathedral of St. Nicholas Cathedral of Uman (Cherkasy region),UmanDiocese of the UOC (MP).

  • 13 October 2015, 10:53 | Inter-Orthodox relations | 

    Village community in Cherkasy left UOC (MP) to join UOC-KP

    Residents of Lypyanka village, Shpola district in Cherkasy region left jurisdiction of the UOC Moscow Patriarchate and joined the UOC-KP.

  • 21 September 2015, 09:31 | Judaism | 

    Hasidic pilgrim missing in Ukraine found dead in Uman

    Ukrainian rescuers and law enforcers have discovered in Uman, Cherkassy Region, the body of a Hasidic pilgrim from Israel who arrived there for the celebration of Rosh Hashanah and disappeared.

  • 18 September 2015, 15:17 | Scandals, crime | 

    Hasidic Pilgrim Missing in Ukraine

    Amir Ohana, 28, has not been seen since Tuesday, when he went into the forest to meditate, according to reports.

  • 14 September 2015, 12:23 | Judaism | 

    Record number of Uman Hasidim came to Uman

    On Sunday, September 13, the Jews began to celebrate the beginning of the New Year 5776. This year's celebration of Rosh Hashanah in Uman, Cherkasy region, gathered a record number of Hasidim - almost 30 thousand people.

  • 11 September 2015, 13:32 | Judaism | 

    Hasidic pilgrims transferUAH 300 000 for ATO soldiers