Category Archives: Russia

Robbery in the Orthodox themple in Bashkiria

August 14, 2018. Bashkir policemen detained a man, suspected of stealing donations from church boxes in a temple in Tuymazy, as reports regional press service of the Ministry of the Interior. The priest of the church appealed to the police with a statement about the theft of more than 11,000 RUR from boxes for donations. The suspect in the crime […]

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Satanist teenager suspected of torching wooden Karelian church

August 13, 2018. A high school student who describes himself as a Satanist is suspected of setting fire to the 18th-century wooden Church of the Dormition in the village of Kondopoga in Karelia. The entire historical church tragically burned to the ground on Friday, as orthochristian.com reported on Friday. “A 15-year-old school student is suspected. He considers himself a Satanist. […]

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Orthodox church of Elijah the Prophet robbed in Moscow

July 30, 2018. The temple of Elijah the Prophet in Cherkizovo in the east of Moscow was robbed on the night from the 29th to 30th of July by unknown persons, after the rector of the church, deputy administrator of the affairs of the Moscow Patriarchate, Archimandrite Savva (Tutunov). “It happened tonight.” At midnight the temple was inspected by the […]

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3 killed in Muslim terrorist attack on orthodox church in Grozny

May 21, 2018. Three innocent people, including two Internal Affairs officers, were killed when Muslim terrorists attempted to capture the Church of the Archangel Michael in Grozny, the capital city of the Russian Chechen Republic, during the Saturday evening service. The four militants were also killed by Special Ops forces: “The militants infiltrated the Church of the Archangel Michael to […]

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Nine buildings of Conception Convent in Moscow returned to the Church

June 21, 2018. Thousands of church and monastery buildings were confiscated and repurposed by the government throughout the USSR. Since its fall, the process of returning those buildings to their rightful owner—the Russian Orthodox Church—has been ongoing. The latest development in this process comes from late last month, when the Moscow Department of Municipal Property issued an order, dated May […]

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