The security service of Ukraine
Grounds for detention of the Metropolitan Vyshgorodsky Chernobyl and Paul is not, despite accusations that he was preparing a provocation, according to the SBU.
SBU has accused the Governor of Kiev-Pechersk Lavra in attempts to disrupt the “unification Council.” He said this December 13, 2018 during the briefing Deputy Chairman of the security Service of Ukraine Viktor Kononenko, writes the Information-enlightenment Department of the UOC.
According to law enforcement officers, one of Kiev a Maidan protester Yuri (his old friend) has offered to host in the capital to protest “against Ukraine’s Thomas and establishment of one local Orthodox Church”, and paid him 5 thousand dollars and giving instructions for further action. In the instructions, according to the militiaman, there was a condition to contact one of the clergy of the monastery, which, allegedly, was to coordinate the actions inside.
According to the SBU, the priest – superior of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra Metropolitan Paul. In order for him to get in touch, the artist had to say the password: “we are of Alexander Ivanovich.” In the future, according to law enforcement authorities, Metropolitan Paul had to help the contractor in the organization of meetings in the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, on 13 and 14 December 2018.
The aim of the rallies was to become the mass killing and injuring their members “radicals” in order to “create a picture for the Russian media.”
However, from Kiev, suddenly embarrassed inflated the price on such operation (5 thousand dollars), as well as the personality of Yuri (his old friend), which was similar to the intelligence officer of the Russian Federation decided to abandon the work and go to SBU.
However, according to law enforcement authorities, on 8 December in accordance with the provided instructions by the Russian side, a meeting was held with Metropolitan Paul, who after scoring the password, invited the organizers into his office and held a conversation with them. “It should be noted that, probably, after he searches the Metropolitan Paul behaved very carefully,” – said the Deputy head of the SBU.
As evidence of a specified scenario, Victor Konopko showed a video in which a man with a covered face (from Kiev, who received 5 thousand dollars) monotone tells the scenario of operation.
Despite all the allegations that were announced against the Governor of Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, Viktor Kononenko stated that “the grounds for the detention of Metropolitan Pavel no.” While simply being questioned.