Priest who collaborated with Russian troops detained at Ukrainian border
According to the investigation, the priest–turned-collaborator provided invading forces with information and supplies, while Ukrainian prisoners were kept in the cellar of his parish church.
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“According to the testimony of one of the Ukrainians held by the occupiers, the basement of the church of the pro-Russian priest was used to keep volunteers in there,” the report says.
The ministry released a video with the priest, where he can be heard saying that Russian troops would be greeted with flowers if they launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine in 2014.
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On Dec. 22, 2022, Ukraine’s SBU security service reported that a representative of the Kyiv-Zhytomyr diocese of the Roman Catholic Church will face trial for denying the war crimes committed by Moscow’s troops in Ukraine.
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