Add to favorite
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Ancient Jerusalem Icon Stolen from Museum in Voronezh Region
19.03.2014 13:14
Ancient Jerusalem Icon Stolen from Museum in Voronezh Region

Ancient icon of Jesus Christ has been stolen from school museum of local lore in the New Kurlak Village of the Voronezh Region.

      The police have nailed the thief.

      The ancient icon appeared in the village as long back as the 19th century - a local resident walked with the relic from Jerusalem in 1890. In 1950 her descendant handed the family icon over to the school museum, and it was kept there till the stealing on the night of February 24 this year.

      A 23-year-old local with a previous conviction was among the suspected persons. Practically right after the incident he left the village and was detained by police in Mikhailovka Town of the Volgograd Region.

      The suspect gave a confession. The stolen icon was hidden in a haystack near his house in the New Kurlak Village.

Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Icons Jerusalem Voronezh Region   

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

Cheese Festival in the Moscow Region
The Cable Way that Connects Sparrow Hills and Luzhniki will be Launched Soon
Russia has Increased the Import of Plastic Waste from Abroad
Services of Artificial Intelligence will be Used in St. Petersburg's Cafes
The First Autumn Motorcycle Festival

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
Russian rouble  Education Law  Russian business  Museum Fund of the Russian Federation  The Romanov Family  Festivals in Moscow  Russian actors  Russian police  Tibetan Atlas  Barnaul  Tver  anniversary  travel to Russia  book hotels in Russia  Nina Genke-Meller  Dozhd  quantum science  Russian parliament  inflation in Russia  Moscow monuments  St. Petersburg  Maria Sharapova  Tatyana Mavrina  Konstantin Ernst  Stavropol Krai  Belorussky Railway  Capital Partners  Russian businness  Wings of Russia  Russian rally  Russian regions  Moscow hotels  Moscow  UNESCO World Heritage List  Olympic Games 2012  Spartak Moscow  Monuments  Alexander Sumarokov  Russian Cinema  City Hunter  Russian tourism  Russian directors  Yekaterinburg  Berlinale  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian singers  Flamenco  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Komi Republic  Russian transportation 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites