Letters to the leaders of Reich
Letter to A. Hitler
In January 1942 the Metropolitan, together with four members of the Ukrainian National Council, signed a collective letter to Hitler.
The letter contained critical remarks on the actions of the German regime’s occupation of Ukraine. "Their graves [prisoners of war] only increase the grief of the Ukrainian people ..."
"The joining of the Western Ukrainian region of Galicia to the governor-general and the transfer of Odessa with the entire district under the reign of Romania with no hope of the Ukrainian people that later this area will again be joined to the Motherland left not less difficult impression."
"On specific Ukrainian territories Ukrainians are left without any possibility of cultural and national development …