Russian Orthodox priest, shot down on Toyota Land Cruiser in Vladimir, another Orthodox priest, will be removed from service pending an investigation, said on Monday, February 13, RIA Novosti.
Both the priest serve in the Vladimir diocese. The victim — the Abbot of the temple Martyr Andrew Stratelates. According to the representative of the diocese, Archpriest Evgeny Lipatov, he is now in serious but stable condition, but doctors noted positive dynamics. “We all pray to God so he spared the life of… We support his wife, who is very worried,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
The incident occurred on February 11 at the unregulated crosswalk, at the intersection of Gorky and Gastello in Vladimir. The victim is in the intensive care unit, police started an investigation. According to preliminary data, both participants of road accident were sober.
17 January in Rostov-na-Donu drunk Russian Orthodox priest, a staff priest of the Cathedral of St. George the victorious, Demetrios Kivilidi, provoked an accident involving nine cars. The collision injured two people — a woman and eight-year-old boy.