The city Council of the city of Belgorod-Dnestrovsky (Odessa region, Ukraine) the conflict over the question of the construction of the temple of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate turned into a brawl. Member of the Executive Committee Vasily Kashi refused to vote for the temple, referring to what ethnicity he is Bulgarian, writes “Duma”. His voice was decisive.
Then Kashi asked about state ownership of the Crimea. Member of the Executive Committee evasively said that the Peninsula “belongs to the people”, which further angered the Ukrainian public men. Among them was the Abbot of the temple and representatives of local “self-Defense”, noted the media.
This is the second time at the Executive Committee meeting in Belgorod-Dniester refused to support the project of construction of the temple. The ground under him deputies have identified the clergy last fall under pressure. Now comes the question of approval of the detailed site plan for construction. No temple of the UOC-KP in Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi still there was though a lot of believers, according to local media.