Kherson mayor asks Patriarch Kirill to stay home


Mayor of Kherson Volodymyr Mykolayenko

The Mayor of Kherson Volodymyr Mykolayenko believes the head of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill should drop Kherson from his travel plans, reports Expreso TV, June 18, citing the mayor’s press service.

“We support the development of spirituality in Kherson, but I’m afraid that right now Patriarch Kirill has nothing to do with spirituality. In short, Mr. Kirill, nobody is waiting for you here. To elaborate, we know how much protection Mr. Patriarch requires. Kherson has a population of only 350,000, and it would be difficult to assign half of them as guards. Moreover, our city executive committee has lost its Photoshop license, so it would be difficult to add the required flocks to Patriarch Kirill’s photos.” Mikolayenko said. Continue reading


UOC KP: Moscow is preparing a coup in the Ukrainian Church

According to the Kyiv Patriarchy, June 19th may the start of the Church division countdown

The Kyiv Patriarchy warns about the provocations surrounding the visit of the Moscow Patriarch Kirill to Ukraine on the Day of the Baptism of Rus, prepared by Russia.

The statement on the official web page of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchy says that the impression of danger to the head of the MP in Kyiv will be created using Russian propaganda.  Continue reading

Russian Orthodox Church supporting war in Ukraine


Victor Yanukovych with Russian Orthodox Church hierarchy

Evidence of Russian participation in the annexation of Crimea and support for the Donbas terrorists has been revealed under a somewhat different angle. It appears the so-called “Strelkov,” Igor Hirkin — one of the leaders of the terrorists in the East, conducted surveillance in Ukraine even before the occupation of Crimea under the patronage of the Russian Orthodox Church and a Kremlin billionaire, according to an investigative report by TSN.Tyzhden.

Information uncovered by journalists indicates that, under the guise of orthodoxy, members of the Russian Duma, along with “Strelkov,” prepared a special operation in Ukraine long before the Crimean pseudo-referendum.

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