Tag: Ukraine

Topless protester greets church leader

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

KIEV – A bare-breasted young woman lunged at the head of Russia's Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, on Thursday, screaming "Begone!" minutes after his plane landed in the Ukrainian capital Kiev. The protester, an activist of local women's rights group Femen, famous for its topless protests, was intercepted and led away by security guards. The slogan […]

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Synagogue vandalized in central Ukraine

| June 14, 2009 | 0 Comments

KIEV, Ukraine (JTA) — Unidentified vandals threw seven cans of brown paint at the walls and windows of a synagogue in a central Ukrainian town. No one was hurt in the June 10 incident in the industrial town of Kremenchug. One of the synagogue's windows was shattered in the attack. Four adults ran off after […]

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