During the artillery bombardment of the resurrection Church in Slavyansk Killed the guard, said the local diocese.
" at 6 a.m. started the shelling of the city from the mountain Karachun. Lasted for half an hour. This time the target was the resurrection Church. Killed Keeper. He went to open the gate, and a shell fragment hit him in the head. It had to be taken to hospital, but to save failed. Please pray for her deceased husband Alexander ", - quotes the official Internet-portal of Gorlovka and Slavic diocese words rural Dean of St. Alexander Nevsky district in Slavyansk Archpriest Nikolai Fomenko. According to Him, broke all the southern facade of the temple, but the building itself survived, ITAR-TASS reported." One projectile flew half a meter from the dome, the second exploded very close to the territory of the temple, on the road, the third tore the Central gas pipeline near lake. Currently, the main gas pipeline is blocked, " said the priest. This is not the 1st case of the shelling of the temple in Slavyansk. So, on may 26, the building of the Orthodox Church of the Sovereign icon of the Mother of God was damaged by fire fighters of nazvanii of Ukraine, lost his life 3 civilians. Remember, since mid-April, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine punitive operation against supporters of independence of Donetsk and Lugansk national republics, which told about the desire to separate from Ukraine after the coup d'etat occurred in the country on 22 February after several days of clashes in the centre of Kiev. Active hostilities were stopped at some time During the 25 may presidential elections, but may 26 resumed. Won the elections Poroshenko in the categorical form have asked in the explicit form of the security forces to carry out His official ceremony of inauguration of " cleanup " of the territory of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. Security forces are actively using heavy artillery and combat aircraft. Mentions numerous victims among the peaceful residents and the destruction of houses and infrastructure.