Church of Russia – May 2014
With the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, the St Gregory the Theologian Charity Foundation will transfer three hundred thousand roubles to the Odessa diocese to help the families of those who died or was injured during the bloody clashes in Odessa on the 2nd of May 2014.
The developments of that day led to a tragedy, with numerous people having fallen its victims. According to the latest data, forty-six people died during the clashes and the fire in the House of Trade Unions, and at least two hundred people sought medical aid.
Odessa mourned over the dead for three days.