The branch of the Hellenic Foundation for Culture in Ukraine was founded in 1994 in Odessa with the aim of promoting and disseminating the Greek language and culture. The Municipality granted for this purpose three houses, for a symbolic price, one of which was the historic house of Grigorios Ioannιs Maraslis, where the members of the Filiki Etaireia met. The educational activity of the branch, is significant; it revolves, mainly, around the Museum of the Filiki Etaireia.