Listen: Russian Orthodox Church, Orthodox Church Of Ukraine And Ukrainian Government discussed on BBC World Service
"Here is that the land is owned by the Ukrainian government, but the monastery is controlled by the Russian Orthodox church. What will happen if the Ukrainian government tells you you have to hand over to the new Ukrainian overdose. Judge. Clement is from the Russian Orthodox church in kid says you word. Votto Sloan said this new church calls itself. The orthodox church of Ukraine, isn't legal isn't recognized by other churches apart from Constantinople patriarchy. And if it does take place, it will be done in the same way in which Stalin, and Lenin seize the property of the orthodox church, and that's the line that's come from Moscow to the creation of this new church is illegitimate and the nakedly political ploy by Ukraine's leaders. What is the church? It's the church without Putin. That's Petropars shaneco Ukraine's. President, sir. That's for best. The church church without France, the Russian authorities and the Russian army because they kill you cranium. Red Eye cream. President Pora Shinko has very deliberately placed himself in the front row of Ukraine's March towards the Thomas is it purely coincidence that this has happened three months before presidential election in Ukraine. No, I don't think. So in Bateson is writing a book on Ukrainian identity elections in Ukraine are a little bit different because they're not usually about who's popular there about who's least unpopular. So he's trying to have some concrete things that he can stake his reputation to to say this is what I've delivered. I've delivered a stronger army. I've delivered support of the Ukrainian language and delivered a new Ukrainian church.."