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1939+: 1947
*1943-44 Hundreds of Orthodox priests of the [[Church of Ukraine|Ukrainian Orthodox Church]] eliminated, tortured and drowned by Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists - [[w:Ukrainian Insurgent Army|Ukrainian Rebel Army]], aided by [[Eastern Catholic Churches|Uniate]] Metr. Josyf Slipyj who was a spiritual leader of Nazi military units that were later condemned by the Nuremberg tribunal, and who was imprisoned by Soviet authorities for aiding the UPA.
*1944 [[Ekvtime the Confessor|Ekvtime]] (Kereselidze) the Confessor, of Georgia, [[January 20]]; [[Demetrius Klepinine]], priest in Paris, died at Ravensbruck prison camp, Germany, hieromartyr, [[January 27]]; Leo Korobczuk, priest in Laskov (Chelm and Podlasie, Poland), New Hieromartyr, [[February 25]]; [[Nicholas Holz]], Priest in Novosiolki (Chelm and Podlasie, Poland), New Hieromartyr, [[March 20]]; Peter Ochryzko, Priest in Chartoviec (Chelm and Podlasie, Poland), New Hieromartyr, [[March 28]]; Macarius the schema-bishop of ‘’St. Macarius the Roman’’ Monastery, near Lezna, New Hieromartyr, [[April 1]]; Pelagea the martyr, [[June 13]]; Joh the Martyr, [[June 30]]; George Skobtsov, martyr, son of St. [[Maria Skobtsova]], [[July 20]];
*;1945-90 Persecution of the [[Church of Albania|Orthodox Church in Albania]].
*1945 Mary, Virgin-martyr, [[January 12]]; Stephen the Martyr, [[January 30]]; [[Maria Skobtsova]], venerable nun, who suffered at Ravensbruck, in northern Germany, [[March 18]]; Basil Martysz, Protopresbyter in Teratyn (Chelm and Podlasie, Poland), New Hieromartyr, [[April 21]]; [[Arseny (Chagovtsov) of Winnipeg]], [[October 4]]; Basil, bishop of Kineshma, New Hieromartyr, [[July 31]];
*1947 [[Alexis (Kabaliuk) of Carpathia|Alexei Kabalyiuk]], <ref>Saint [[Alexis (Kabaliuk) of Carpathia]] was glorified by the [[Church of Ukraine]] ([[Moscow Patriarchate]]) in 2001. His relics are in Iza of the Ukraine.</ref> Apostle and 1st Saint of Carpatho-Russia [[December 2]].
*1948 Sergius Serebriansky, archbishop and confessor, [[March 23]]; [[Savvas the New of Kalymnos]], [[April 7]];
*1949 [[Seraphim of Viritsa]], [[March 21]].

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