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Ukraine legalizes raider attacks on churches

Summary of Disinformation

The new Ukrainian law on religious communities will allow raider attacks on churches.

Disproof

No evidence given. Recurring pro-Kremlin narrative about the autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

In fact, according to the new Ukrainian law on religious communities, the membership in a religious community is based on the principles of free will. The decision to change the subordination of a community or transfer its property is made by the religious community itself, based on majority vote.

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Reported in: Issue 133
Date: 17.01.2019
Language: Russian
Country: Ukraine
Keywords: autocephaly, legislation, Orthodox Church
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Pervyi Kanal
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