02/10/2010 the Conference Cossack Military Department of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences was held at the State Academy of Agricultural
02/10/2010 the Conference Cossack Military Department of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences was held at the State Academy of Agricultural. The Conference was opened by the Head of MCD, Academician of UAS, Colonel-General P.N. Kitsko; he offered to fix the areas of the Department activities for the specific full members of the MCD.
The discussion was attended by deputy head of MCD: N.A. Koval (Luhansk), A.G. Sinitsyn (Kiev), actual members of the MCD: A.V. Timokhin (Donetsk), G.P. Dudnka (Poltava), O.T. Lubka (Chernivtsi), I.V. Korotkov (Sebastopol), V.N. Reshmedilo (Kremenchug).
The senior officials of the Department were approved by for specific activities.
Orthodox Cossack life
10/10/2010 the Cossacks of the International Union of Cossack Forces carried out a mission of honor in the service at the Holy Cross Monastery in Poltava, which was ruled by the Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine Vladimir. By decision of the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church the Bishop Athanasius, who was the spiritual control of Poltava in the late XVIII century, was canonized.
Our Cossacks always take part in services, which are carried by the priests of the canonical Orthodox Church, in particular, with the blessing of Reverend Philip, Archbishop of Poltava and Mirgorod - as an honorary guard at the monastery Mgar in Lubny, during the canonization of the Mgar martyrs, which was held by Metropolitan of Kyiv and Vladimir.