This is not the first time that the Russians have set fire to the Svyatogorsk Lavra.
The death toll from the recent shelling has risen.
As it became known on June 4, the Svyatogorsk Lavra in the Donetsk region came under fire from the occupiers again. The photo of the fire was published by the Ukrainian military Yuriy Kochevenko, Glavkom reports.
The All Saints Hermitage of the Svyatogorsk Lavra is on fire. It belongs to the Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate.
“Another crime of Russian barbarians, for whom there is nothing sacred,” wrote Yuri Kochevenko.
The UOC-MP confirmed the fact of the Russian attack on the All Saints Hermitage: “As a result of hostilities, a large-scale fire broke out on the territory of the All Saints Hermitage of the Holy Dormition Svyatogorsk Lavra. The flames completely engulfed the main temple of the monastery. “
All Saints Hermitage was built in 1912.
As it became known, the death toll from the shelling of the Svyatogorsk Lavra a few days ago has risen to four. Three monks were killed and five were seriously injured in the shelling. One of them died at the hospital on June 3.
“The cynical shelling of the monastery, which in addition to the monastery brothers and sisters housed about 300 refugees, including the disabled, the elderly, about 60 children, including infants, is beyond any reason and understanding of what enemies and to whom these may be peaceful. people who hid from the war in the walls of the ancient national shrine of the Slobozhansky region of the Svyatogorsk-Assumption Svyatogorsk Lavra “, – said in a statement of the Donetsk eparchy of the UOC.
The Moscow Patriarchate does not say who is shelling the laurel.
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