Orthodox Priest Was Killed With His Family
Date of incident: December 2, 2006
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Private
The priest Andrei Nikolaev, his wife and three children have died after their house was set on fire in the village Pryamukhino, Tver region. This was not the first time someone tried to disserve the family or the church. Several months before the accident, the priest informed police and asked for help and protection. He even addressed the media for help but nobody answered. The killer doused the house with gasoline and set on fire.