Murder in Kiev for a few days 2 commissioners of the clergy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) on the background of a targeted campaign against her in the part of the Ukrainian media of concern, said Last news Deputy head of the Department for external Church relations of the Moscow Patriarchate Archpriest Nikolai Balashov, explaining appeared on Wednesday data on violent deaths of nuns Florovsky monastery Alevtina.
"This news is a cause of deep sorrow and concern over the fate of the clergy and monastics of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Today came the news of the death in the clinic cleric Roman Nikolaev, who also was a victim of the villains that were in effect when not quite clear circumstances. Whereas, after all This happens against the background of a smear campaign in the media in Ukraine against the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, these facts are especially troubling, " said Balashov.
Nun Alevtina was found dead with signs of violence in Kiev, " said Wednesday the Synodal information Department of the Moscow Patriarchate. Its leader Vladimir Legoyda expressed condolences to the sisters of the Holy ascension Florovsky convent, located in the center of Kiev, and relatives of the murdered nun. According to Legoyda, " the perpetrators of This awful crime has placed himself outside of the Ukrainian people, which anciently honored forthcoming before God."
"Nun Alevtina - 62-year-old teacher, who had become a monk not too long ago. As we had announced, she was obliged to go to the hospital, asked his nephew to ride, but before the visit to doctors drove to his apartment. There by her nephew and found murdered, " said Fins news the head of the press service of the UOC-MP Vasily Anisimov.
according to His statement, the Church as long as it is unknown whether the case is brought under the criminal code.
on Wednesday, said the website of the UOC-MP, without regaining consciousness, at the 41st year of life died Kyiv priest, rector of the Church of St. Tatiana Obolon deanery of the Roman Nikolaev, who on the night of July 26 unidentified in Kiev twice shot in the head. One of the reasons for the attacks is called the visit room thieves, however, the media reported that this version is not confirmed, because the cleric didn't kidnapped.