Unidentified since the beginning of the week had already set fire to two of the Orthodox Church in Kyiv, using Molotov cocktails and tires, in each case in a position to understand the law enforcement agencies, according to a report on the Internet representation of the Kyivan Metropolitanate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
according to the information of the UOC, as a result of arson in the first day of the week early in the morning there was a fire in the wooden Church of the "joy of All who sorrow" in the square Babi Yar and in the night on Tuesday in a wooden Church in honor of the Holy Martyr Tryphon in Desnianskyi district of Kyiv.
in the first case, said in metropolis, " the attacker or attackers threw in the altar part of the Church six Molotov cocktails ". Almost immediately in the area of the event came the police, and after and investigative group." Police received a real confirmation of the criminal actions of the attackers. Now set the amount of damage, " said the report.
The temple in honor of the Holy Martyr Tryphon Cathedral, built in the spring of 2005, burned eventually abandoned his walls set on fire the wheel of the car." as a result of a fire, the fire damaged the outer wall of the temple, dome, cross, inside damaged icons, and the roof burnt more than half, " reads the press release.
As recalled in the metropolis, the incidents at the beginning of this week is not the first attempt of committing acts of vandalism against the Metropolitan churches of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate.