Russian Orthodox Church burnt in Paris

17th April

A small wooden Russian Orthodox chapel suffered extensive damage.

The fire consumed the Church building and its icons. Priests who were inside the Church were evacuated by the authorities. The Church belongs to the Archdiocese of the Orthodox Churches of Russian Tradition in Western Europe of the Patriarchate of Moscow. The cause of the fire is being evaluated by the forensic team to determine whether it was an accident or a case of arson.

Orthodoxy Cognate Page, published by OCP Society

Threats, bricks and discrimination in the Netherlands

6th April

Threats to restaurants, a supermarket and a brick thrown through windows. 11 reported accounts of discrimination including banned from attending a sports event, banned from accessing notary services, cancelled from music events. These are the reported ones, they think it is thetip of the iceberg.

DutchNews.nl, privately funded by readers

Russian Memorial vandalised on Corfu

28th March

A memorial in the town of Corfu dedicated to Fyodor Fyodorovich Ushakov, a 18th century Russian naval commander and admiral was attacked. Unknown vandals removed the Greek and Russian flags from the memorial before throwing red paint on it, the Russian embassy said on Twitter on Saturday.

Greek City Times, independent website

Death threats to Russians’ posters put up in London

22nd March

The posters depict pigs in the colors of the Russian flag with text “Good Russian = Dead Russian.” According to Russian news outlets Ridovka They appeared in London, and the logo of the London Public Transport Corporation can be seen in the background of the photo shared by Ridovka

2022 Institute for Genocide Studies, available at https://instituteforthestudyofgenocide.org/a-good-russian-is-a-dead-russian-posters-were-seen-in-the-uk-rt-world-news/

500 reports of attacks on Russian & Ukranians in Germany

16th March

Germany’s Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) has received at least 500 reports including vandalism, burning, broken windows, throwing bottles, paint thrown at premises, threats, harassment, verbal assaults, hoax anthrax threats

DW Akademie, is part of Deutsche Welle which includes federal funding from the German government