Easter celebrated across Ukraine

Ukrainian Orthodox priests conduct a holy liturgy during an Orthodox Easter service in Mikhailovsky Cathedral in Kiev.
Ukrainian Orthodox priests conduct a holy liturgy during an Orthodox Easter service in Mikhailovsky Cathedral in Kiev. Credit: Reuters

Despite the splits in the country Christians across Ukraine have been celebrating a traditional Easter. Candlelight vigils, Easter baskets and blessings have been given at churches and cathedrals.

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Ukrainian Orthodox worshippers attend a holy liturgy during an Orthodox Easter service in Donetsk.
Ukrainian Orthodox worshippers attend a holy liturgy during an Orthodox Easter service in Donetsk. Credit: Reuters

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A girl walks past an installation made of Easter eggs in Kiev.
A girl walks past an installation made of Easter eggs in Kiev. Credit: Reuters

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