18-year-old Egor Grishin, zatushevski his cigarette on the icon on the fence of the Church of St. Michael the Archangel in the village of Martan detained. As reported Znak.com in a press-service GU MVD in Krasnodar Krai, a young man detained in the framework instituted administrative proceedings under article 19.3 of the administrative code (disobedience to the lawful order of a police officer). What is expressed disobedience, is not specified.
“Today, the court will consider this administrative material. In addition, the continued verification directly upon extinguishing a cigarette on the icon. Procedural decision has not been made yet,” explained our source.
Recall that in the public “Vkontakte” “Hot key online. Krasnodar Krai” has recently been published photo in which 18-year-old Grishin puts out a cigarette on the icon on the temple wall. Shortly after publication, he deleted his account on the social network and stated that they will not defile the icon, and the picture is the result of photomontage.
However, the rector of the Church, father Dimitry said that he had noticed a burn on the face of St. Michael the Archangel. In Ekaterinodar diocese added that he would like to talk to a teenager, to understand the reasons for his action.
“The incident that occurred at the Church of the Archangel Michael, called vandalism. Its peculiarity lies in the fact that such people are usually not even aware of because of their ignorance of guilt because of the destruction of another’s property or of objects of culture and art. And the point here is not the cost of the icon. It is invaluable to the believer. It is sad that a young man who made it, apparently, at all has no value system”, — said the responsible for the interaction with mass media of the Yekaterinburg diocesan priest Vyacheslav Klymenko.
Under the Criminal code for insulting the feelings of believers facing up to three years of imprisonment.