Blog | Revised Julianischer Kalender

10. Mai 2024

Two Christmases in Ukraine: Should the celebrations be seperated to unite the country?

Olena Kononenko

The blog post reflects on the transformational changes in the Ukrainian society following the transition of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU) to the Revised Julian calendar. Analyzing the contested religious situation in the context of Russia's war against Ukraine, Olena Kononenko highlights both the general features of social-religious processes and the spatial differences of religious attitudes through the lens of personal experience during her last trip to Kyiv.