“The peace agreements reached in Minsk put the conflict escalation on hold and instilled hopes of a full ceasefire between combatants. Unfortunately, the hostilities have continued to this day, albeit not on the previous scale. Blood is being shed and people are dying in Ukraine,” the patriarch wrote in the appeal issued in Moscow on Monday.
Patriarch Kirill launches anti-war appeal to Putin, Poroshenko on eve of Russia Christianization Day
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