Photo : the Synodal information Department of the UOC
The radicals of the banned in Russia right-wing organization “Right sector” seized the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the village of Bohorodchany in Ivano-Frankivsk region, reports Interfax-Religion.
“Broke doors, smashed Windows and beat up believers. According to information received by the outreach Department of the UOC, one of the men got a concussion, another broke his arm, suffered as the rector of the Church Archpriest Vladimir SHUVAR”, – said on Friday the official site of the UOC.
According to eyewitnesses, the radicals have been able to enter the Church through the courtyard of a music school, which is adjacent to the building. They staged a fight with the parishioners, as a result, several people received serious injuries. Drove all the parishioners, the raiders changed the locks.
“It all happened so fast that not even managed to capture it on camera, witnesses say. Moreover, right-wing radicals behave so aggressively that such actions were simply impossible. Now the situation at the scene remains tense”, – stated in the UOC.