Priest kidnapped, released in Crimea
March 17, 2014
Father Mykola Kvych, a Ukrainian Greek Catholic priest who ministers in Crimea, has been abducted and freed, according to multiple media reported.
Following Russian military intervention, residents of Crimea voted to secede from Ukraine and become part of Russia.
Father Kvych was attacked by armed men while giving an interview to Finnish journalists, according to the Religious Information Service of Ukraine, and has left Crimea and is now safe in Ukraine.
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