Religion and culture

  • 11 October 2019, 11:18 | Religion and culture | 

    Chernihiv marks the 950th anniversary of St Anthony Caves

    In Chernihiv, the festivities are ongoing on the occasion of the 950 anniversary of the Foundation of St Anthony Caves, which are part of the National Architectural and Historical Reserve “Chernihiv the Ancient”.

  • 1 October 2019, 09:52 | Religion and culture | 

    UNESKO alleges that situation in Crimea has deteriorated

    UNESCO has published a new report of the Director-General of the organization on the situation in Russia-annexed Crimea in the fields of education, science, culture, dissemination of information and the functioning of the media. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, the document states the further deterioration of the situation on the peninsula in all the UNESCO competence areas.

  • 26 September 2019, 11:12 | Religion and culture | 

    Russia is barbarically vandalizing UNESCO world heritage site at Chersonese in occupied Crimea

    Russia has dangerous construction plans for a site in occupied Crimea on the UNESCO World Heritage List, with one of the reasons linked with Moscow’s attempts to rewrite its own history.

  • 13 April 2019, 19:44 | Religion and culture | 

    Charter of Peter I arrives in Ukraine, attests to annexation of Ukrainian Local Church by Moscow

    On April 13, a charter of Peter I, which testifies to the annexation of the Ukrainian Local Church by Moscow, was brought to Ukraine. This was announced by the Minister of Culture of Ukraine Yevheniy Nyshchuk on his Facebook page. The relic was sent to St Sophia of Kyiv Reserve.

  • 10 August 2018, 10:22 | Religion and culture | 

    Rare Ukrainian old-print books to be digitized at Harvard

    Harvard Library in Houghton (USA) is planning to digitize rare Ukrainian old-prints, including the first editions by Ivan Fedorov, as well as works by Taras Shevchenko and Ivan Kotlyarevsky, Religion in Ukraine reports citing I-pro.kiev.ua.

  • 20 June 2018, 10:23 | Religion and culture | 

    Unique bells found in Ivano-Frankivsk region

    In the village of Studinka, Kalush district, in the bell tower there are one active and one inactive bell manufactured by the world-famous craftsmen Falchinsky and Serafin. Local historians Vasyl Fitsak and Oleksandr Koval have found and identified them. The first is also a mountain rescuer and works in the area of Pip Ivan mountain, the second is a participant in the combat actions in eastern Ukraine.

  • 3 April 2018, 11:01 | Religion and culture | 

    Oldest Easter eggs dating back to Kyivan Rus exhibited in Lviv

    On April 2, two ancient Easter eggs of the Kyivan period, approximately XI-XIII centuries, which are kept in the funds of the archaeological museum of the Ivan Franko Lviv University, were presented in Lviv.

  • 22 February 2018, 12:01 | Religion and culture | 

    Unique exhibition of ancient shrouds opens in Halych

    On February 20, the picture gallery “Ancient Halych” of the National Reserve hosted an exhibition of ancient Galician shrouds of the ХVІІІ - beginning of the XXI century from the Ivano-Frankivsk Archbishopric and Metropolitan Cathedral of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

  • 13 December 2017, 12:22 | Religion and culture | view video | 

    Today the most famous author of Christmas carols marks 140th birthday anniversary

    On December 13, 1877, Nikolay Leontovich, the author of the world famous Christmas song “Shchedryk” was born in the village of Monastyrok – now Nemyriv district in Vinnytsia region, Gazeta ua reports.

  • 6 October 2017, 13:05 | Religion and culture | 

    12-meter statue of Jesus Christ installed in Truskavets

    A resident of Truskavets, Igor Kisak, installs at his own expense a 12-meter concrete statue of Jesus Christ at the highest point of the city, which, according to plans, will be a copy of “Christ the Savior” in the Brazilian Rio de Janeiro. As ZAXID.NET has reported to the project initiator, all installation work has already been completed.

  • 6 July 2017, 14:40 | History, archaeology | view photo | 

    Remains of ancient temple or Necropolis found on Podillia

    A sensational discovery was made during the construction of a museum of regional studied in Horodok (Khmelnytsky region). Digging a trench, the builders found a curb tile, in which they found the inscription in Latin. As journalist-ethnographer Dmytro Polukhovych told RISU, experts assume that this is a block of a destroyed church or an old necropolis.

  • 11 May 2017, 10:19 | Announcements

    XXVII International Conference on History of Religions in Ukraine to gather in Lviv the philosophers, religious scholars, historians from different countries

    Organizers of this year's forum is a religious Institute – a branch of “Lviv Museum of Religion,” the Lviv branch of Hrushevskyy Institute of Ukrainian Archeology and source studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Skovoroda Institute of Philosophy of the NAS of Ukraine, Ukrainian Catholic University, department of modern and Contemporary history of Ukraine, Krypyakevych Institute of Ukrainian Studies of the NAS of Ukraine.

  • 25 April 2017, 19:08 | Scandals, crime

    Police found ‘Book of the Apostles’ stolen from Vernadsky library

    In Kyiv, CID officers arrested gang members who stole from Vernadsky National Library Ivan Fedorov’s old printed Books of the Apostles. This was reported by TV 112 Ukraine citing a source in the police.

  • 30 March 2017, 09:49 | Religion and culture

    Ruined churches. Unique photo exhibition to open near Lviv

    Photo exhibition includes about 60 photographs of destroyed churches in Poland and the Roman Catholic churches in Ukraine.

  • 7 March 2017, 10:10 | Religion and culture

    An icon made … of 106 thousand matches in Lublyntsi

    Craftsman Ivan Semeniuk presented a unique image of the crucifixion of the Savior at the Church of the Great Martyr and Healer Panteleimon UOC-KP located in the village of Lublyntsi, Kovel district deanery, on the occasion of the Feast of Orthodoxy.

  • 13 February 2017, 10:08 | Religion and culture | view video | 

    Orthodox priest may become a voice of the country

  • 8 February 2017, 15:11 | Religion and culture | 

    A memorial of the church destroyed more than 80 years ago to be erected in Odessa

  • 8 February 2017, 12:57 | Religion and culture | 

    Canadians to train Ukrainian military chaplains in Lviv

    This is the first such training for military clergymen in Ukraine, which continues at the premises of Sahaidachny National Academy of Ground Troops.

  • 25 January 2017, 11:37 | Religion and culture | 

    “There was a Ukrainian monastery on the Mount Athos” - work of Paisius Velichkovskyy presented in Kyiv

    On January 24, Kyiv hosted a presentation of two scientific papers by researcher Serhiy Shumylo “St. Paisius Velichkovskyy ‘The Story of the Holy Council’ and unknown letters” and “Elder Ioann Vyshenskyy: Mount Athos ascetic and Orthodox writer-polemyst.”

  • 27 December 2016, 10:38 | Religion and culture | 

    A large-scale Christmas singing in central Kyiv

    On December 25, the European square in central Kyiv became the place where 2017 singers simultaneously performed Christmas carols and festive songs.