How Kremlin uses church to undermine Ukraine during COVID-19

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Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate (UOC MP), which is part of a larger Russian Orthodox Church, is continuously disrupting the quarantine measures put in place to fight coronavirus outbreak. 

The most blatant disregard for public safety occurred during Easter, when church officials from UOC MP urged people to come to churches for a mass instead of urging them to stay at home. 

These dangerous and reckless acts have already affected the clergy, since there are known casualties and members testing positive for the virus, but this policy that encourages distrust towards Ukrainian government still continues today.