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Naked man at Moscow church service

| April 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

MOSCOW, April 9 (UPI) — A man who undressed in church during Palm Sunday services in Moscow was influenced by a punk rock group's stunt, a church official said. Alexander Darakov, 29, a customs official, was mumbling as he entered Moscow's Yelokhovo Cathedral Sunday, then stripped during the service, a police spokesman said. He was […]

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Criminals tried to set church on fire in Moscow

| September 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Moscow, September 20, Interfax – Unidentified criminals threw bottles with flammable liquid to St. Eufrosinia Church in Kotlovka (in south-east Moscow), a source in law enforcement agencies told Interfax. Church rector priest Alexey Ladygin informed the police about the incident. About four a.m. the church guard heard sounds of broken glass in the yard and […]

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Six firebombs thrown at Moscow synagogue in suspected anti-Semitic act

| July 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Six firebombs were thrown at a Habad synagogue in Moscow on Tuesday in what is suspected to be an anti-Semitic act, according to an Israel Radio report. No one was hurt in the attack, but the walls of the building were lightly damaged. Moscow police believe the arson may have been in response to a […]

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