In the night of August 15 in Factory and Leninsk the districts of Nikolaev unknown tried to set fire to churches of the Ukrainian orthodox church of the Moscow patriarchy.
About it report in group of public relations of the Nikolaev municipal government of militia.
So, around 03:30 to the telephone militia specialline «102» the message from the prior Svyato - the Simeonovsky cathedral located on Lenin Avenue opposite to stadium in the Factory area arrived. The man reported that unknown persons, trying to carry out an arson, threw two Molotov cocktails into the temple. One of them got on a roof, another - on a fence. Ignition by it managed to be extinguished own forces.
In 30 minutes the similar message arrived from the woman, the inhabitant of Leninsky district who reported that sees in a window of the apartment as the building Sacredly - the Sergiyevsky temple on Vaslyaev Street burns. At the time of arrival of rescuers the ignition center already almost went out. From the Molotov cocktail thrown by unknown persons in the temple glass broke.
To the specified addresses left it is investigative - task forces of Factory and Lenin regional departments of militia. For the purpose of establishment of circumstances of events militiamen interrogated employees of churches and inhabitants of nearby houses. From places of events guards withdrew splinters of glass bottles and directed them on carrying out the corresponding examination in NIEKTs at Management of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area.
On these facts investigative offices opened criminal proceedings under article 194 UK of Ukraine «Deliberate destruction or damage of property». Now police officers take measures for establishment of the persons involved in commission of these crimes.
At the same time, the militia of the city of Nikolaev asks the citizens possessing any information on these facts, to apply in Zavodsky and Lenin regional departments of militia to the address Belaya Street 44, ph. 34-11-98 and 12-I Longitudinal 42-A, ph. 21-61-11 or «102».