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Ukrainian Catholic leader recalls Soviet repression

August 17, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, 48, served for two years in the Soviet army. He said that “today, nobody knows, or doesn’t remember well, that the Soviet Union was a very aggressive country with a messianic vision,” in which there was “instrumentalization of religion, especially the Russian Orthodox Church.”

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