1415 - Moscow Church formally separated from Kyivan Metropolitanate. By 1448, Moscow metropolitans bear the title “Metropolitan of Moscow.
Though the designation may be correct in a general political sense, it is incorrect in a strict legal sense.
the Moscow patriarchate has been insisting that the Church of Ukraine has a status of a "self-governing Church with the powers of wide autonomy" and expilicitly rejected calling it an [[Autonomy|autonomous Church]].[[User:Muscovite99|Max]] 18:30, December 25, 2008 (UTC):For reference see the ROC Statutes Capter VIII (VIII. Самоуправляемые Церкви ) [http://www.mospat.ru/index.php?mid=169].[[User:Muscovite99|Max]] 18:33, December 25, 2008 (UTC)