The Ukrainian Church is independent of the religious administration of Moscow.
In a statement after the meeting in the Moscow Patriarchate, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church stated that it could not, from now on, mention the name of Patriarch Theodore II in his prayers and participate in common prayers.
"We are different people, free, respecting democracy. We understand that Ukrainians live there. And we respect the citizens of Ukraine ... There will be no massacre ... We are a different government. For us, the most important thing is human life. Therefore, I do not see such conclusions", Zelensky pointed out in an interview with "1 + 1" television.
"They set me up," Tkachuk, now retired, told the local court in Kostiantynivka. "If I could go back, of course, I wouldn't have done this."
She pleaded guilty, expressed remorse and the judge sentenced her to five years in prison, suspended for 12 months. The prosecutor and the defence lawyer had already left the room.