This photo taken on Thursday, May 24, 2012 shows a view of the Dormition Church in Kondopoga, in Karelia region, in northwestern Russia. The 18th century church widely seen as one of the most remarkable examples of Northern Russia’s wooden architecture was destroyed by a fire on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Vladimir Larionov)
This photo taken on Thursday, May 24, 2012 shows a view of the Dormition Church in Kondopoga, in Karelia region, in northwestern Russia. The 18th century church widely seen as one of the most remarkable examples of Northern Russia’s wooden architecture was destroyed by a fire on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Vladimir Larionov) Vladimir Larionov AP
This photo taken on Thursday, May 24, 2012 shows a view of the Dormition Church in Kondopoga, in Karelia region, in northwestern Russia. The 18th century church widely seen as one of the most remarkable examples of Northern Russia’s wooden architecture was destroyed by a fire on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Vladimir Larionov) Vladimir Larionov AP

Historic wooden church in northwest Russia destroyed by fire

August 10, 2018 06:46 AM