Category Archives: defamation

Ukrainian TV channel defames an Orthodox priest in a knife fight that never took place

March 17, 2017 – “Television news service TSN” of the 1 + 1 channel spread another false story about a drunken fight of “the UOC (Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Moscow Patriarchate) priest” in Dnipro, writes the Information and Education Department of the UOC-MP. The Dnepropetrovsk diocese denied this misinformation. “The “former military chaplain in the Donbass Warzone” detained by the […]

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Adamovka parishioners warn about provocation from TSN

March 17, 2017 – The parish members of Ss. Peter and Paul’s Church of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) (UOC-MP) of Adamovka village in the Rivne region, asked the UOJ (Union of Orthodox Journalists) to prevent a pre-planned provocation. Residents of the village witnessed reporters from the TV channel “1+1” interviewing a woman who, against the background of the […]

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Parishioners stand up for Ukrainian Orthodox priest hit by provocative video of 1+1 channel aiming at defaming him

March 13, 2017 –The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) parish members began to stand up on behalf of UOC priest Alexander Kanevsky following a defamatory program on the 1+1 TV channel. He is accused of alleged separatist involvement. Parishioner Elena writes in her comments: “I did not have the slightest doubt the video was framed-up. Thank you […]

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Former UOC MP priest lies about the transfer of an Orthodox church

February 20, 2017 – Igor Zelenski of the Kiev Patriarchate has published a provocative message on his social media page to proclaim that the Church of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) in the village of Bugayevka has been transferred to the Kiev Patriarchate. Igor Zelenski was previously a priest of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate). Further investigations have […]

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Ministry of Internal Affairs has noticed a “campaign of intolerance towards Orthodox Christians” in the post of MDK

January 13, 2017 – Experts from the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of the Russian Federation have observed a campaign of intolerance aimed at Orthodox Christianity. A message was posted on the social media site “VKontakte” with the aim of insulting the feelings of believers. This situation is described in the reply report of the claim of the “Orthodox Christian […]

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