Border guards find compromising content in Moscow Patriarchate priest's phone

3 April, 04:10 PM
Correspondence of the priest of the UOC MP (

Correspondence of the priest of the UOC MP (

Compromising materials of a pro-Russian nature were found in the phone of a priest of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church — Moscow Patriarchate, the State Border Guard Service reported on April 3.

The agency said that during the inspection of a citizen of Ukraine born in 1969, border guards found Pro-Russian materials.

The man is a native of Russia but has been living in Ukraine for a long time, said the State Border Guard Service. He was hiding his passport from the border guards because of the stamps for crossing the Russian border.

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"It turned out that he was a priest of the UOC-MP," the statement said.

“His cell phone contained the numbers of operators of the aggressor state, pro-Russian correspondence, and requests for information on traveling to Russia.”

In the correspondence, the man complains that "his son, alas, feels Ukrainian because of his grandfather, Russia is no place for him... unfortunately."

He was handed over to the SBU for further investigation.

Earlier, in Chernivtsi Oblast, a priest of the UOC-MP was suspected of helping draft dodgers escape mobilization.

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