February 16, 2020. A priest at a Moscow church, the scene of a stabbing attack on Sunday morning, told TASS that two injured men were his assistants. “During the preparations for the service, a young man rushed to the altar and stabbed my assistants with a knife. I want to thank all worshippers and the guards, who were able to […]» Read more
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28 September 2019. A number of Ukrainian and Russian media published a fake saying that Patriarch Kirill supports separatism in Georgia. On September 23, the Ukrainian edition “Religiina Pravda” (“Religious Truth”) published information that “the Georgian Patriarchate has accused the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church of promoting separatism”. As it turned out later, this information is not true. In […]» Read more
March 21, 2019 – A resident of the city of Kirov from April 2016 to February 2018 was posting on the Internet drawings and inscriptions that showed signs of humiliation of Christians and clergy, express obvious disrespect for society and was insulting religious feelings of believers, found out the regional FSB branch. Kirov Investigative Department of Investigative Committee of Russian […]» Read more
Local Orthodox believers are offended by the fact that bottles of some vodka brand, sold in Krasnoyarsk, are shaped in the form of the St. Paraskeva chapel.
February 19, 2019 – Vodka in a bottle that repeats the outlines of the St. Paraskeva chapel (Russian Orthodox Church), a monument of regional architecture, is sold in local supermarkets of Krasnoyarsk at prices ranging from 2,600 to 4,300 rubles. Krasnoyarsk Diocese intends to apply to the law enforcement agencies in order to obtain a legal assessment of the fact. […]» Read more
February 23, 2019 – During a secular concert, a choir performed a humorous song about a nuclear strike on Washington at the St. Isaac’s Cathedral on the Defender of the Fatherland Day. This fact provoked widespread outrage from the Orthodox Christians, reports Center for Information and Analysis referencing pravmir.ru. “Slowly the missiles float away – Do not wait to see […]» Read more