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Vancouver police investigating vandalism at the Russian Community Centre in Kitsilano

Vancouver Police have called in to investigate an act of vandalism at the Russian Community Centre in Kitsilano.

Sgt. Steve Addison, a spokesperson for the VPD, said investigators were called out to the community centre near Arbutus Street and West 4th Avenue Saturday morning.

Currently no arrests have been made and the investigation is on going.

Just last week Russian church, St. Sophia’s Orthodox Church in Victoria was also vandalized where some9ne threw red paint all over the door. The Police are investigating it as potential hate crime.

St. Sophia’s, an English-­language church, includes both Ukrainians and Russians, as well as people of other backgrounds. One of the deacons is Ukrainian-born.

Ukrainians and Russians, as well as people from other cultures, attend St. Sophia’s, an English-language church. One of the deacons was born in Ukraine.

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