Ukrainian Orthodox worshippers attend a holy liturgy during an Orthodox Easter service in Donetsk
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Christians mark Easter in tense Ukraine

Orthodox Christians in Ukraine are celebrating Easter although the situation in the country remains unstable.

Easter is considered to be a very important holiday in Ukraine but fewer people than usual have been attending church.

People told the BBC they are afraid, some even said it is the worst Easter in their lives because of the political crisis in their country.

From Donetsk, BBC Russian's Olga Ivshina reports.

  • 20 Apr 2014
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