A provocation to discredit the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

July 18, 2016. The Ukrainian Orthodox Church has no relation to the meeting organized by individuals at Sophia Square on July 17, as reports the Union of the Orthodox Journalists. “The Ukrainian Orthodox Church has no relation to this political event. None of the UOC clerics took part in it and gave the participants a blessing to such political actions,” […]

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In Zhitomir radicals insulted believers of Orthodox Cross Procession

July 18, 2016. The Cross Procession, moving from the Pochaev Lavra, has been confronted by aggressively-minded nationalists today. According to the participants of the Procession, a conflict was avoided due to the militaries of the 95th brigade, as reports UOJ. As reported by the believers, going in the Cross Procession, about 40 people, shouting obscenities, tried to disrupt the movement […]

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Nationalists tried to disrupt Orhodox Cross Procession

July 16, 2016. The religious procession, moving from the Holy Dormition Svyatogorsk Lavra, was again awaited by nationalists by the roadside. The faithful were subjected to threatening, insulting words and behaviour. Right-wing radicals, shouting nationalist slogans, tried to disrupt the prayer for peace in Ukraine, as reports the Union of the Orthodox Journalists. The nationalists were waiting for participants of […]

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Ukrainian MIA minister advised radicals to “cool down” during Cross procession

July 13, 2016. Minister of the Interior Arsen Avakov called on “radical and pro-Ukrainian organizations to cool down a bit” at the time of the All-Ukrainian Cross procession in Kiev, as reports the Union of the Orthodox Journalists. “We have enough strength, determination and will, the latter even too much, to stop the situation. So Kiev residents have nothing to […]

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Nationalists attempt to interfere with All-Ukraine sacred procession

July 13, 2016. The All-Ukraine Orthodox procession, which is heading from the direction of Donbass,from the Svyatogorsk Monastery, came under attack of radicals from Right Sector, an extremist organization banned in Russia, as reports Interfax. As the website of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate reported, a total of 20 nationalists marched in a parallel to the Christians […]

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