“Introduce the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine dated January 24, 2023 “On Amendments to Personal Special Economic and Other Restrictive Measures,” follows from the text of the document.
The list of persons against whom sanctions are imposed includes 10 people.
Among them are the rector of the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, Metropolitan Pavel, the ex-deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Vadim Novinsky, the former Metropolitan of Izyum and Kupyansky Elisey.
On January 19, the government of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada a bill aimed at banning the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
On January 7, Zelensky suspended the Ukrainian citizenship of 13 priests of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC).