"Mariupol Deesis" icon series presented at European Parliament in Brussels
The photo exhibition is dedicated to Ukraine's resistance to Russian aggression. This was announced by Fr Oleg Zimak on his Facebook page on May 17.
The exhibition was opened by the President of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola, Ambassador Vsevolod Chentsov, Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze. A number of Vice-Presidents of the European Parliament, numerous MEPs, employees of European institutions, journalists, and guests were present.
"After the opening ceremony, in an informal conversation, I expressed gratitude for supporting Ukraine at this fateful time for both Ukrainians and all Europeans, to EP Vice-President Pedro Silva Pereira, who, like some other MEPs, expressed unequivocal support for Ukraine and our courageous people," wrote Fr Oleg Zimak.
Fr Oleg has been giving the first impetus to numerous communities in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg in Brussels since 2004.