Recently there has been increased talk of the severe financial state of clergy, parishes, and monasteries of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC), because of the Corona-virus situation. Because of this some priests have appealed to Patriarch Kirill. This article discusses the seriousness of their plight.
"Financial Situation of the Russian Orthodox Church and Its Clergy,"
Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe: Vol. 40
, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.georgefox.edu/ree/vol40/iss8/5