Archpriest of the UOC of the Moscow Patriarchate Vladimir Mandziuk was doused with green in the church during the liturgy. This was reported by the daughter of the priest.
Since 2014, ukraine has witnessed a confrontation between the Autocephalous Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate.
In 2019, the UOC received a tomos for separation from the UOC-MP issued by the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Constantinople. Thus, there are two Orthodox churches in Ukraine.
There are cases of cooperation between the Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate and the Russian special services, and with the beginning of the Russian aggression, some Orthodox priests directly cooperated with the Russian military by providing targets for aviation and artillery of Russian troops.
Details regarding the incident with zelenka are unknown, the Moscow Patriarchate expressed regret over the incident.
Lviv region, Ukraine.