Category Archives: Russia

The diocese of Orel is asking to find the author of the defamatory false claim about the Jeep of the bishop

May 30, 2017 – The diocese of Orel is asking the law enforcement agencies to settle the problem about a claim from the Bishop of Livensk and Maloarchanel Nektariy about his automobile. “We believe that the law enforcement agencies will be able to locate the author of the ‘letter’, which was supposedly written from an Archpriest in the diocese, from […]

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Robbery and desecration of a Russian Orthodox Church in Voronezh

May 29, 2017 – Unknown assailants have broken into the Bogoyavlensk Orthodox Church in the center of Voronezh and stole the donation box. The incident occurred on Monday morning. The police are currently investigating the perpetrators, trying to determine the amount of the funds stolen. A criminal investigation under article “Theft” has been opened. Furthermore, local media sources state that […]

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Vandals burnt a four-meter cross beside the Andronikov monastery in Moscow

May 29, 2017 – On Sunday night, unknown assailants burnt the four-meter cross beside the Saint Andronikov monastery in Moscow. “The vandals hacked it with an axe, covered it with flammable liquids and burnt the cross beside the monastery”, according to Lada Savonina, the Director of the monastery’s public restoration movement. The cross was established near a miraculous well and […]

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An Orthodox chapel is burnt in Arkhangelsk

April 24, 2017 – A chapel is burnt near a railway station in the city of Arkhangelsk, Russia. It was initially believed that the fire was caused due to an electric malfunction. But further investigation led to a conclusion that intentional arson is the most likely reason. Items supporting this hypothesis were found on the crime scene upon investigation from […]

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