Category Archives: Russia

Desecration of the Orthodox worship place in Russia

October 6, 2015. Police ivestigation started after the destruction of the worship cross near the construction site of an orthodox church in a village Loparskoye (Mourmansk region, Russia), as reports FlashNord information agency. The wooden cross was cut down with an axe. The press service of the regional Department of Internal Affairs confirmed that they have already identified the attacker […]

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His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends messages to Presidents of Russia and Ukraine on the eve of the Day of Baptism of Russia

27 July, on the eve of the celebrations marking the millennium of the demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent identical messages to the President of the Russian Federation, Mr. Vladimir Putin, and the President of Ukraine, Mr. Petr Poroshenko, in which he expressed his deep concern over the situation […]

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Sacrilege in the Prison Orthodox Chapel

June 18, 2015. The website pravoslavie.ru informed about the violations of the orthodox prisoners’ rights at correctional colony no. 3 in Kabardino-Balkaria (Russian Federation). The administration of the prison prevents the orthodox priest from visiting the facility.  The monk priest Igor (Vasiliyev) is supervising the prisoners of the colony for more than 10 years now. For his activity he was […]

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