The special services of Russia plan the events for the escalation of the conflict between the confession of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate (UOC – KP) and Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate (UOC – MP). Viktor Kononenko, the Deputy Head of the Special Service of Ukraine (SBU) claimed this as 112.ua reported.
'According to the Russian special services, the escalation of the conflict in the Ukrainian Orthodox Church is the most perspective. The efforts will aim for this in the near future. The Russians plan to use the present arsenal of the controlled church and religious organizations and the theme of the patriotic organizations', Kononenko claimed.
He added that the SBU already spots the mending of the contacts in this sphere and the readiness of Russia to pass the means for the fulfillment of such aims.
Kononenko specified that the special services of Russia plan to use the religious organization of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate for the provocations.
He also reported that the seizure of the churches in Ukraine is planned to draw the attention of the Russian Orthodox Church for the exasperation of the conflict between the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.