Unknown Arsonists Set Fire to the UOC Cathedral in Kiev

Natalya Mihailova | 12 March 2018

Unknown arsonists set fire to the Holy Transfiguration Cathedral located near the city tuberculosis dispensary №1 in the Obolon District in Kiev.

According to the Kiev Metropolia website, vandals broke a window, poured in a combustible mixture and set the Cathedral on fire on the night of March 10, approximately at 3 a.m.

The police arrived on the scene and launched an investigation.

The Cathedral was significantly damaged and is now in need of repair.

This is not the first occurrence of vandalism against the Cathedral. On October 1st 2015 malefactors wrote offensive graffiti against the Ukrainian Orthodox Church on the walls of the building.

This article was translated from Russian by Julia Frolova.

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