Category Archives: Russia

The memorial cross vandalized in Andronikov Monastery

December 17, 2017. The memorial cross, mounted at the place of ancient water well, built by the founder of the Andronikov Monastery, was vandalized by unknown people. During the walk-over of the Monastery and its ancient nekropole the acts of vandalism were reported. The surface of the memorial cross was deeply chopped by the axe and the thinnings were found […]

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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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