Category Archives: Russia

A priest faces charges for comparing Hitler and Lenin

March 7, 2018. The rector of Dormition church in Ekaterinburg, protopriest Eugenie Popichenko is on trial accused of incitement of hatred or enmity and of violation of human dignity. The trial was initiated after the priest commented on renaming the streets named after soviet officials. “ Should we name the street after Shamil Basayev, for example, or after Gebbels or […]

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The memorial cross dismantled in Arkhangelsk

March 1, 2018, in the morning unknown people sawed away the memorial cross near the Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and the metochion of Artem-Verkola Monastery in Arkhangelsk. Сrime scene investigation group arrived shortly after and discovered the evidence of deliberate damage to the cross. Legal proceedings for vandalism were initiated. The police is currently searching for criminals. In 2012 […]

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Five parishioners killed returning from the office in Orthodox church of St George in Dagestan

February 18,2018. At about 4:30 pm on February 18, an unidentified man has opened shooting from a hunting rifle on townspeople in Dagestan Kizlyar. According to TASS, at this time parishioners left the service from the orthodox church of St. George. This information confirmed Mayor of Kizlyar Alexander Shuvalov. Rector of the Church Father Pavel told RBC that people began to leave the church after the end of […]

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