Category Archives: desecration

“Bureaucrats have chosen a new pressure tactic on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church” – Human Rights activist

January 13, 2017 – The demands of the Krements authorities to demolish the cupola above the cathedral of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) is signaling a change of tactics in the ongoing discrimination against the church. The Human Rights activist Oleg Denisov described this phenomenon on his Facebook page. He is the head of the NGO “Public Human Rights […]

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Krements bureaucrats are demanding the cupola demolition of an Orthodox Cathedral

January 11, 2017 – Bureaucrats of the Krements city council are demanding the demolition of the cupola at the Saint-Nicholas Cathedral of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP), located in the Ternopol oblast. This is despite the fact that the restoration was agreed upon with the Rector of the Krements-Pochaevsky historic-cultural sanctuary, according to a correspondent from […]

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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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