2 the priests of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) on Wednesday tied at the Ukrainian checkpoint "Bugas" on suspicion of " aiding and abetting a terrorist organization ", said the Ombudsman of the Donetsk national Republic Daria Morozova.
"The Ukrainian Military today at the checkpoint "Bugas" tied clergyman who rode in the car together with the monk and his mother. I long gave information about the detention only by the priest and the monk, about the mother I have no data. The clergy, as stated by Ukrainian media, blame "to aiding and abetting terrorism," said Morozov, reports " Donetsk news Agency ".
She clarified that the exchange of the Clergy will not be easy." This is not the first story with the arrest of the Clergy of the UOC-MP in one year. Before he was captured hieromonk Theophan. We turned out to be exchanged on a " one sixteen ". Second one year detention of priests on the other as a mockery of faith can not be named. The Ukrainian Military are not considered in faith. I'm not talking about gross violation of human rights, " - said Morozov. She said that all the data already sent to the negotiators." Now we will wait, as in the future the situation will develop, " concluded Morozov. In Ukraine continued harassment from the authorities and the attack of the radicals on the commissioners of the Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate. So, in July were killed in Ukraine cleric of the Kyivan Metropolitanate, the priest of the Roman Nikolaev and the novice of ascension Florovsky monastery, the nun Alevtina