As reported by Censor.NET citing Interfax-Ukraine, this was said by spokeswoman for the SBU Olena Hitlianska.
"Last March, the Security Service of Ukraine made a decision to bar Varnava from entering Ukraine for a 5-year period," she said.
Hitlianska added that "the entry ban was caused by the actions which are contrary to the interests of ensuring Ukraine's security."
Earlier, Russian citizen Lolita Milyavskaya was denied entry to Ukraine.
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