— Ukrainian Orthodox Church (MP) in Kiev on Tuesday presented
the Cuban government with a certificate in recognition of the medical
treatment provided over 22 years to child victims of the Chernobyl
The award was given to Emilio Pevida, the counselor of the Cuban
embassy in the central European country, at a ceremony during a cultural
festival recognizing the work of defenders of that nation on the eve of
Victory over Fascism Day.
Several speakers directed words of gratitude to the Cuban people and
government, whose humanitarian work has assisted more than 24,000
Ukrainian children, pointed out the news note.