Ukrainian president holds private meeting with Patriarch Kirill in Crimea

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July 26, 2011, 5:22 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia held a private meeting in Crimea on Tuesday, an informed source has told Interfax-Ukraine. "The patriarch also congratulated [President] Viktor Yanukovych on his past birthday," the source added.

The president's press secretary, Darya Chepak, said that the meeting was not officially scheduled.

"This meeting was not in the president's schedule of public meetings," Chepak told Interfax-Ukraine on Tuesday.
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Anonymous July 26, 2011, 9:27 p.m.    

one is "president", other is "reigious LOL leader"!

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Anonymous July 26, 2011, 11:43 p.m.    

Бог помагає Українії !

Was Kirill confessing Yanukovych or

was Yanukovych confessing Kirill?


Ukrainians are hospitable, Ukraine is beautiful, Ukrainian is desirable.

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Anonymous July 26, 2011, 11:47 p.m.    

they are plotting the Genocide of Ukraine and the re-creation of Little Russia!

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Anonymous July 27, 2011, 12:37 a.m.    

Rather odd that kirill makes a detour thru Ukraine everytime he wants to create mischief in a foreign country.

He should stay in his own country and minister to the down-trodden and

those that are addicted to the bottle......Lord knows that is at least

90% of the Russian population.

Go home kirill....and stay there. Stop meddling in Ukraine.

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Anonymous July 27, 2011, 3:45 a.m.    

Title of article should say, &quot; Two unscrupulous, evil men plot in Crimea&quot;.

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