Officials of Karelia has collected half a million rubles for the restoration of assumption Church

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Tinypirate photobacteria in the Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God in KondopogaOfficials of Karelia has collected half a million rubles for the restoration of assumption Church© RIA Novosti / Ilya Tinypirate the image Bank

. Officials of Karelia was transferred 523 thousand rubles to Fund «Northern spiritual path» to restore burnt in Kondopoga, the assumption Church, according to the government of the Republic on Friday.

«On the account of charity Foundation «Northern spiritual path» from the Executive authorities of Karelia translated 523 thousand rubles», — stated in the message.

It is noted that the fundraising continues. So, as part of the concert «Power of love», which was held during the Eastern economic forum in Vladivostok, the reconstruction of the Dormition Church had collected about 80 thousand rubles. The following concerts will be held in Moscow and Ulan-Ude.

The management of emergencies in the Republic of Karelia reported that on 10 August, the Dormition Church was completely destroyed. The preliminary cause of the fire is called arson. Criminal case about destruction of cultural heritage. Detained 15-year-old from Petrozavodsk, which, according to the investigation, was staying with his grandmother near the Church in Kondopoga and caused a fire. On August 24, began collecting donations for the restoration of the temple.

The Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God was located in the territory of the former village, marked the beginning of the town of Kondopoga, on a small promontory jutting into Chupa lip of lake Onega. The Church building was built in 1774 at sunset Northern wooden architecture in memory of the dead peasants during the Kizhi uprising in 1769-1771 years. It was a monument of folk wooden architecture of the late EIGHTEENTH century, historically the final evolution tent churches prionezhskiy school. It was one of the tallest wooden churches in the Russian North.

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