Yushchenko presented Poltava vyshyvanka to head of Russian Orthodox Church

11:52, 28 July 2009
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Victor Yushchenko meeting Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church near the Secretariat of the President of Ukraine. Kyiv, July 27President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko says that one of the intentions of Ukrainian people is creation of the united local Orthodox Church.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, he said this after the wreath-laying ceremony to the monument of victims of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 with Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church.

V. Yushchenko noted that the visit of the head of  Russian Orthodox Church to Ukraine is very important for Ukraine.

He underlined that the visit of Patriarch Kirill is only ecclesiastical and pastoral.

The vyshyvanka in Poltava style was presented to Patriarch Kirill from the President of Ukraine.

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