Category Archives: vandalism

Orthodox sepultures desecrated at Smolensk Cemetery in St. Petersburg.

April 7, 2017. The Smolensk Cemetery in St. Petersburg has seen about thirty Orthodox Christian crosses and symbols destroyed by a group of young people. They have also defiled some monuments dedicated to victims of the TU-154 aviation catastrophe. The group of assailants has conducted their vandalism in the course of one kilometer. The police have apprehended the suspects. Video […]

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Serbian churches in Croatia attacked again, priests in fear

March 22, 2017 – The statement of the Serbian Orthodox Church said that in the night between March 20 and 21 rioters desecrated the Orthodox Churches and broke into the church of Saint Georgije in Kricke and St. Jovan Krstitelj in Miocic, near Drnis in Croatia. It should be noted that this act was against Orthodox believers, so the efforts […]

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Robbers attempting to steal gold from icons in an Orthodox Cathedral are apprehended in Chelyabinsk oblast

March 21, 2017 – Members of the Russian Guards have apprehended two men suspected of robbing church property in Kyshtym (Chelyabinsk oblast, Russia). In the morning of March 20, a worker of the Birth of Christ Church has contacted the local security when she saw the two men lifting the glass on top of the icon to steal the golden […]

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In Glukhovo (Ukraine), unknown individuals broke inside an Orthodox Christian cathedral and changed the interior décor

March 19, 2017 – About 70 unknown individuals entered the Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Nicholas (Moscow Patriarchate) in the city of Glukhovo, Sumy oblast. According to the Union of Orthodox Journalists (UOJ), the individuals were accompanied by a chaplain, along with visitors who claimed to come from a “Train of Friendship”, originating in Western Ukraine. They entered the church and […]

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