Patriarch Kirill prays at the Kremlin wall for perished in Ukraine

Natalya Mihailova | 09 May 2014
Moscow, May 8, Interfax - Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia lifted up his prayers on Thursday for those who perished during tragic events in Ukraine.
Patriarch Kirill prays at the Kremlin wall for perished in Ukraine

After placing a wreath to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier near the Kremlin walls, the Primate came up to the stele of Odessa Hero-City and prayed for the repose of all killed in Ukraine, head of the patriarchal press service Deacon Alexander Volkov told Interfax-Religion.

“People of different nationalities and views unite when they commemorate the Great Victory that witness to great courage, sense of purpose, and power of our people,” the patriarch said at the ceremony of laying a wreath.

As was reported, on May 2, forty six people were killed, 88 hospitalized with different traumas in the result of mass clashes between Maidan allies and opponents and fire in Odessa Trade Union House, where anti-Maidan activists hid. According to eye-witnesses, the fire in the building started after “Molotov cocktails” were thrown onto it from the side of allies of ultra-radical forces.

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