Russian Orthodox Church vandalised in Geneva

30th October

Paint was thrown over the entrance to the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Geneva, which is a parish of the Russian Orthodox Church

Following the incident, the Russian embassy sent a note of protest to the Swiss Federal Department for Foreign Affairs demanding that urgent measures be taken to identify and punish those responsible for defacing the church. Geneva cantonal police confirmed to the Keystone-SDA news agency that they had seen the damage on Friday morning. A complaint has been lodged and an investigation will be carried out, a police spokesperson said.

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