Category Archives: desecration

Orthodox worship cross dissapeared on the island of Vera

January 9, 2017. On the island of Vera, located on Lake Turgoyak, Chelaybinsk region on the eve of Orthodox Christmas, the worship cross was destroyed. The metal base, installed on the rocky outcrop, was cut off, and the cross disappeared, as reports   The press service of the Chelyabinsk diocese immediately sent a representative, father Alexei Ermolyuk, who confirmed that the […]

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The opening of proceedings under Article 161 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, investigations are ongoing

December 31, 2016 –The police in Uman (Ukraine) received a notice that a plaster of Jesus Christ was found damaged on the shore of a pond. An investigation team was dispatched to the crime scene. It is headed by the Regional Police Head, Valery Lyutim. A criminal case was registered under Article 161 of the Ukrainian Criminal Code, entitled “Violations […]

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Orthodox Christian activists demanded to ban the concerts of a Polish band Batushka

February 10, 2016 Roman Plyuta, the Chairman of the non-governmental organization “Orthodox Union” (Krasnodar), addressed to Alexander Bastrykin, the chairman of Russian Investigative Committee, demanding to prosecute the organizers of concerts of Polish metal band Batushka (“Father”), to be held in Moscow and St. Petersburg in April, reports. “The doings of the “Batushka” band have all the signs of […]

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