The experiment led the author to set up a charity to raise money for a volunteer field hospital in the Donbas war zone.
21:30, 02 April 2021
The contested piece of art, which Ukraine says is part of its cultural heritage, has earlier sparked a diplomatic row.
09:00, 28 January 2021
Ukraine has slammed the statement as "unacceptable".
14:25, 15 January 2021
The icon is almost 300 years old and was stored in the Ukrainian city of Luhansk, which is now occupied by Russian-controlled forces.
11:55, 12 January 2021
The icon is almost 300 years old and was initially stored in the Ukrainian city of Luhansk, which is now occupied by Russian-controlled forces.
12:20, 06 January 2021
Malofeev is a fan of religious works of art.
10:15, 24 December 2020
There are signs showing the icon is of Ukrainian origin and had been stolen from the war-torn region in Donbas.
21:20, 20 December 2020
Prosecutors have already launched an investigation into the Ukrainian diplomats' note.
18:45, 18 December 2020