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Director of St. Petersburg orthodox pilgrimage center attacked by unknown assailants

August 29, 2017. Director General of St. Petersburg’s St. Athanasius the Athonite Pilgrimage Center Evgeny Vorontsov and his assistant were injured in a recent attack by unknown assailants with rubber-bullet pistols. The occurred on Nevsky Prospekt, one of the main roads in St. Petersburg, a source within law enforcement reported to RIA-Novosti. “On August 28, three unknown men entered the […]

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Monument to Tsar Nicholas II, Tsarevich Alexey in Novosibirsk attacked with axe

August 1, 2017. Novosibirsk police are looking into the damage inflicted on a monument to Tsar Nicholas II and his son Tsarevich Alexey, installed in July at St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, reports Interfax-Religion, with reference to the press service of the regional office of Russian Internal Affairs. According to police, a 31-year-old Novosibirsk man placed a ladder against the newly-consecrated […]

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Vladivostok Monument to St.Tsar Nicholas II desecrated

June 14, 2017. A monument to Royal Martyr Nicholas II, the last Russian tsar, was vandalized in Vladivostok on June 11. The unknown criminals defaced the monument with green paint at night. The local faithful, unable to bear the affront to the beloved saint, came out to clean the monument, according to Igor Nikonov, the leader of the local branch […]

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