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KIEV, September 14 (Itar-Tass) — Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on Wednesday begins his two-day primatial visit to Ukraine. This will be his eighth visit here since he was elected to head the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC).
In the evening he will arrive in Lugansk to visit the Vladimir Cathedral, the press service of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church announced.
The main events on the programme are scheduled for September 15. The Primate of the ROC will lead a Divine Liturgy in theTheatre Square of Lugansk. Then he will attend a ceremony marking the laying of wreaths at the Unknown Soldier's Tomb in the Square of Heroes of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 and lay the foundation stone of a church to be built in Lugansk in honour of the Icon of the Mother of God "Eleusa".