06 September 2021

On September 6, 2021, His Grace Gedeon, Bishop Makarovsky, with the blessing of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphrius of Kiev and All Ukraine, awarded the award of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church to the governor of the Yekaterinburg diocese, Metropolitan Eugene with the Order of St. Theodosius of Chernigov. 

 The awarding ceremony took place in the Alexander Nevsky Novo-Tikhvin monastery in the city of Yekaterinburg in the presence of Abbess Domnikia (Korobeinikova), rector of the Kazan Theological Seminary, Hieromonk Korniliy (Zaitsev), as well as the commission for education and accreditation of the Russian Orthodox Church. 

 After the awarding, the head of the Yekaterinburg Metropolitanate, Metropolitan Eugene addressed with words of gratitude for the award given to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.