Some were not interested in losing their power and corrupt privileges. Others preferred to continue their religious life with a “straw God”.
“Secret Protestant Churches in Donetsk: Ukraine’s Religious War”. A 20-minute report produced by Simon Ostrovsky for Vice News.
Pro-Russian gunmen terrorised Christians in Donbass and other towns of the region. Pastors have died and many churches have been destroyed.
Another tragedy in the conflict zone: about 70 people were working when the explosion happened in the Zasyadko mine in Donetsk. Many are still trapped underground.
Updated: Attack killed 13 people. A few hours before, Foreign ministers of Ukraine and Russia had agreed to pull back artillery from front lines. So far, 5,000 have lost their lives in this conflict.