Kiev, Ukraine. The Masonic trend that began in Western Europe seems to be gaining more ground in Eastern Europe. The Grand Lodge of Ukraine, established a few years ago by the French National Grand Lodge decided to break relations with GLNF on April 1, 2012.
According to Decree No. 40 of March 31, 2012, Grand Master Ihor Yukhimovych decided to suspend relations, citing "the threat that GLNF represent retarding the authority of Freemasonry in Europe."