Interesting article today about Freemasonry's history in Ukraine.
See Masonic Project Ukraine here.
It wasn't all that long ago (2004) that there was a movement in Ukraine to pass mandatory jail sentences against Masons found in the government. Fortunately, such laws were never enacted.
According to the Conference of Grand Masters of North America's Commission on Information for Recognition's 2006 report, the Grand Lodge of Ukraine was consecrated on September 24, 2005 by the Grande Loge Nationale Francaise and the Grand Lodge of Austria.