As it became known "to Crime. Is NOT PRESENT", the list of delegates on the Local Cathedral of Russian Orthodox Church from the Ukrainian Orthodox Church was published on January 9. Representatives got to this list and the Nikolaev diocese, among which Archbishop Nikolayevsky and Voznesensky Pitirim (Starinsky), Archpriest Pyotr Petrovich Strukalo, Archimandrite Varnava (Gladun) and the colonel Anatoly Serafimovich Inozemtsev, the former deputy chief of GU Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area.
The local cathedral will pass on January 27-29, 2009 in the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow. Date was defined on December 10, 2008 at meeting of the Sacred Synod. Before the Local cathedral the Hierarchal Cathedral on which candidates for a place of the new patriarch will be defined will take place on January 25-26. UPTs MT proposed on this post the candidate - the Metropolitan Kiyevsky and всея Ukraine of Vladimir (Sabodang), the Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.