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LDS church relocates 85 missionaries in Ukraine

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Posted at 10:48 AM, Apr 11, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-11 12:50:49-04

SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Friday the transfer of 85 missionaries who were serving in the Donetsk area of Ukraine.

The 85 missionaries were relocated to other areas within Ukraine “due to continued unrest in the region.”

“The wellbeing of missionaries is always our first priority, and every effort is being made to keep them safe,” a statement from the church said.

Click here to read facts and statistics about the LDS church’s presence in Ukraine.