Russia has faced a much larger resistance than expected in Ukraine and is being pushed back in some regions.
Moscow isn't tolerating any dissent in this matter.
On July 12, the metropolitan organised an ecumenical memorial for the fallen Ukrainian soldiers at Lviv's Lychakivsky Cemetery.
The monastery lies near Russian positions in eastern Donetsk, which the Kremlin is focused on capturing.
The situation in Crimea is an example of the hostile treatment by Russian authorities against religious minorities.
The invasion of Ukraine has led to tense relations between the Russian Orthodox Church and other parishes.
Most of these ruined sites were in the regions of Donetsk, Kyiv, and Kharkiv.
The images, which appeared to match the site, were released by a U.S. satellite imagery company, Maxar Technologies.