Kirill (Gundyayev) made another cynical statement about Russia's war in Ukraine
In his report, he declared, "The current armed confrontation reflects a more global clash of civilizations, involving the leadership of Ukraine and its population, who have been deceived. The internal strife that was provoked among kindred and co-religious people of Russia and Ukraine and is still fueled by foreign centers has evolved into an international, essentially global armed conflict."
Patriarch Kirill, who blesses Russians for killings in a neighboring state, also cynically expressed his pain at witnessing the events unfolding in Ukraine.
"Destroyed cities, sometimes to the ground, temples, monastic abodes. Entire territories become uninhabitable! I perceive with deep pain the sufferings and sorrows of peaceful people, especially since on both sides of the front lines are the children of the single Russian Orthodox Church."