Protesters ruined a temporary chapel of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

September 1, 2015. A chapel of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church was destroyed at the Mariinsky Park near the Supreme Rada in Kiev. The protesters made vandalism by destroying even a wooden Cross, which was set there, as reports interfax.

Minister of the Interior Affairs Arsen Avakov accused the Svoboda party and its leader Oleg Tyagnibok of organizing clashes and according to unconfirmed info, the Svoboda party stands behind the incident.

The Protesters demonstrated against the changes of the Constitution about the decentralization of power. Due to the clashes more than 120 law-enforcement officers and civil residents including representatives of mass media were injured and several men were killed.

Video document from Union of Orthodox journalists

The head of the administration of Kiev metropoy UOC MP gives interview to Union of Orthodox journalists

Video document from facebook pages of Sergii Morgunov and Katerina Hoptyn’ska

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