In the Parliament called on the Ukrainian authorities to intervene in the situation with the attacks on churches

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The leader of Ukrainian parliamentary faction «the Opposition bloc» Yuriy Boyko demands from the authorities of Ukraine to intervene in the situation with the attacks of radical groups at the Church, said the press service of political force on Monday.

In early January, about 30 people from right-wing organizations C14 blocked the entrance to the caves of Kiev-Pechersk Lavra and blocked the gate. Ukrainian media reported about the actions of the radicals in the temples of Dnepropetrovsk and Zaporozhye. The Odessa diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate said about the attack on the temples in the center of Odessa radicals that were spreading leaflets and insulted members. The national police and the National guard of Ukraine went on high alert around churches to prevent acts of vandalism, arson and other illegal actions.

«We demand that the government stop religious and sectarian war, which began in the state using radical groups, who are under the control of law enforcement officials, as everyone knows. This is an extremely dangerous phenomenon that can destroy the state. We insist that the government stepped in and stopped it», — quotes the press service quoted Boiko.

Currently in Ukraine there are several churches of the Orthodox rite is recognized by all local Orthodox churches, the UOC-MP and UOC-Kyivan Patriarchate, the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (UAOC), Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church.

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