Justinian (Ovchinnikov)

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Justinian Ovchinnikov (Russian: Юстиниан Овчинников; born Victor Ivanovich Ovchinnikov, 28 January 1961 in Kosteryovo, Vladimir Oblast) is a high-ranking member of the Russian Orthodox Church. As of March 2010, he holds the title of archbishop of the patriarchal parishes in the United States.[1]

Prior to this appointment, he was head of the Diocese of Tiraspol, in Transnistria (Moldova) and its mother church, the Christmas Church from 1998 to 2010.[2]

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