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June 7, 2022 3:28 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

On June 7, the synod of Russia’s Orthodox Church decided to accept the Dzhankoi, Simferopol, and Feodosia eparchies of the Moscow-controlled Ukrainian Orthodox Church under the direct authority of Patriarch Kirill, the head of Russia’s Orthodox Church, who is an outspoken supporter of the war in Ukraine. Prior, the Russian-controlled Ukrainian church issued a statement against Kirill and the war.

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