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Ukraine: The Road to Schism

Russian Orthodox Church in Ukraine suppressed and silenced

Religious wars seem long gone, but in the 21st century persecution on the basis of religion is once again a reality. The Orthodox Church, which has a long history and huge number of believers, was condemned as pro-Russian in Ukraine. Orthodox Christians are attacked, imprisoned, and even killed all over the country. ‘The Ukrainians are shelling Orthodox Churches’, says Aleksandr Egortsev, special correspondent of Spas TV Channel. Why do Ukrainian nationalists encourage a schism within the Orthodox Church?