Meanwhile the level of fighting in the east has dropped somewhat, and the leader of the Lugansk separatists has said he is prepared to send negotiators to talk to Nadiya Savchenko.
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Staunton, August 27 – Seventy of the 125 members of the clergy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate say that the Ukrainian Orthodox Church should separate from the Moscow Patriarchate and form on the territory of that country a single autocephalous Ukrainian Orthodox Church. The survey, which was conducted on an anonymous […]
Staunton, July 7 – The death on July 5 of Metropolitan Vladimir, the longtime head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate, simultaneously highlights the failure of Moscow Patriarch Kirill in Ukraine, Russian commentators say, and likely accelerates a wholesale re-alignment of Orthodox bishoprics and congregations in Ukraine. Vladimir, who died at the […]