Schismatics captured by assault more than 50 Moscow Patriarchate churches in Ukraine since 2014.
Russia could freak out in retaliation, but Russia should not enter an armed standoff with Ukraine, because there is “an enormous number of Russian-speaking hostages” in Ukraine. — Russia is not conducting “any kind of war” against Ukraine. Ukraine has lost its sovereignty, it is a “colony or protectorate of the US. Russia has never sent any troops to Ukraine to take part in military operations.
Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation attempting to show that Ukraine is behind the aggression, while in fact it was Russia that provoked and maintains the war in Ukraine. See further debunk here: euvsdisinfo.eu/report/russian-spring-civil-war-was-unleashed-in-east-of-ukraine-by-little-nazis-in-kyiv-after-a-coup/, Multiple evidence that Russian armed forces conduct a war in Ukraine euvsdisinfo.eu/report/the-osce-the-pentagon-nato-headquarters-and-the-council-of-europe-do-not-recognize-the-facts-of-russias-aggression-against-ukraine-primarily-the-intrusion-of-russian-tanks-and-paratroopers-into-do/, Ukraine is recognised in international law as a sovereign nation state, with its own flag, nationality, language etc. The Russian-speakers are citizens of Ukraine. According to polls by the Razumkov Center, in 2017 68 percent of Ukrainians said Ukrainian was their native language, 14 percent consider Russian to be their native language, and 17 percent said they were native speakers of both Ukrainian and Russian. www.kyivpost.com/ukraine-politics/honest-history-episode-2-ukrainians-speak-russian-language-kremlin-uses-stoke-conflict-ukraine.html,