Found the mutilated bodies of 2 priests from Slavyansk of Donetsk and 2 sons, one of them, said Advisor to the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko.
" We were exhumed from the grave, in which buried two clergymen from Slavyansk who were tortured and forcibly deprived of life militants. The whole country and the whole world will know about the horrible atrocities that were perpetrated by terrorists. You will get information about it with concrete evidence, " said Gerashchenko. He said that the priests have been killed for assistance to Ukrainian soldiers. According to him, in the grave also Found the bodies of 2 sons, one of the priests, writes MFN. on 8 July the UOC-KP said that in Donetsk unidentified kidnapped priest of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyivan Patriarchate Archpriest Yuri Ivanov. At the end of may the Orthodox priest Vladimir Maretskaya, which tied the Ukrainian military, was released and said that he was beaten, demanding to confess the help of the militia. Before that, the head of the Odesa eparchy of the UOC-MP, Metropolitan Agafangel said about threats from radicals. In early April, the priest of the ROC Oleg mokryak and the head of the Union of Orthodox Citizens of Ukraine Valery Kaurov has been prosecuted SBU, which is found in their words of incitement to separatism. Secretary of the Odesa eparchy Archpriest Andrei Novikov left his hometown and moved to the capital of Russia once he " called by the same investigator who not so long ago came to Archpriest Oleg Matracom with the special forces of the security service of Ukraine ".