Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, Volnovakha, Donetsk oblast

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Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker
General information
Building typechurch
LocationVolnovakha, Donetsk Oblast
Religious affiliation*Orthodoxy (OCU)
Date of damage12 March 2022
Damage degreecomplete destruction
*as for moment of shelling

This church was dedicated in 2018, built in honor of the fallen soldiers of the 51st Separate Mechanized Brigade (згідно Вікіпедії - Guards Mechanized Brigade), who were killed in that place due to militant shelling in 2014. The church was damaged as a result of a shelling on March 12. The roof and cupolas were damaged, the walls were partially destroyed. On March 24, the church was burned down completely, as reported by the rector Мakarii Diadus’.