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Last update: December 16, 2017

Recent postings:

Countrywide harassment of Jehovah's Witnesses
December 12, 2017
   
  
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Orthodox sect-fighter riles Hindus
December 15, 2017

Russian law enforcement descends on Jehovah's Witnesses' property
December 14, 2017

Countrywide harassment of Jehovah's Witnesses
December 12, 2017

Court sets deadline for trial of Danish Jehovah's Witness
December 12, 2017

European court asks Russia to answer Jehovah's Witnesses' challenge
December 12, 2017

Court endorses confiscation of Jehovah's Witnesses' headquarters
December 7, 2017

Trial of the Bible put off again
December 6, 2017

Government officials harass Pentecostals in Tatar region, among others

December 5, 2017

Most Russians approve Supreme Court's ruling on parental rights
December 4, 2017

Orthodox leaders talking past each other on Ukrainian situation
December 4, 2017

Bible on trial in Vyborg
December 4, 2017

Prosecutor sues Jehovah's Witnesses for national headquarters complex
December 4, 2017

Flurry of action on elusive resolution of Ukrainian Orthodox problem
December 1, 2017

President Putin addresses Orthodox bishops
December 1, 2017

Moscow patriarchate tries to resolve Ukrainian church disorder
November 30, 2017

Religious test for military draftees in Russia
November 30, 2017

Russian high court reverses application of anti-evangelism law
November 28, 2017

Charges against strange Russian cult
November 27, 2017

Churches required to submit "Yarovaya Law" information
November 23, 2017

Danish Jehovah's Witness kept in jail another time
November 20, 2017

Russian government resisting European court
November 20, 2017

European court demands that Russia account for imprisonment of Jehovah's Witness
November 17, 2017

Rights advocate criticizes Supreme Court ruling on parental rights
November 15, 2017

Supreme Court threatens parental rights of, for example, Jehovah's Witnesses
November 14, 2017

Baptists perceive revival of soviet times
November 10, 2017

Yarovaya Law applied nearly 200 times since July 2016
November 8, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses leaders rehabilitated
November 7, 2017

Moscow patriarch presents dour view of church's place in Russia
November 6, 2017

Mystery of revered Russian national icon
November 4, 2017

Media attack on Jehovah's Witnesses
November 1, 2017

Patriarch and president dedicate memorial to victims of stalinism
October 31, 2017

Local justice ministry asks court to dispose of Jehovah's Witnesses' property
October 30, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses in Georgia receive relief
October 24, 2017

Media attack on religions with American origins
October 23, 2017

Kazakh officers disciplined for harassing Jehovah's Witness conscientious objectors
October 23, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses banned in Georgian breakaway region
October 17, 2017

Jehovah's Witness conscientious objector denied alternative civilian service in Tajikistan
October 17, 2017

Jehovah's Witness in Kazakhstan acquitted
October 17, 2017

Who behaves like an extremist—Jehovah's Witnesses or the Russian state?
October 17, 2017

14 European countries criticize Russian treatment of religious minorities
October 16, 2017

European court rules Armenia violated rights of Jehovah's Witnesses
October 13, 2017

United Nations intercedes for Jehovah's Witness prisoner in Kazakhstan
October 13, 2017

Moscow patriarch finally gets into fray over controversial movie
October 12, 2017

Russian parliament looking for new law restricting religious groups
October 12, 2017

Episodes of harassment against Jehovah's Witnesses accelerating
October 10, 2017

Historical perspective on Orthodox activists
October 5, 2017

Russian parliament gets bill to protect atheists' rights
October 5, 2017

Disputes within Russian Orthodox activist community
October 3, 2017

Danish Jehovah's Witness loses in court again
September 30, 2017

Jehovah's Witness in court for possessing banned literature; escapes fine
September 28, 2017

Moscow patriarchate objects to U.S. State Department's criticism
September 26, 2017

Twentieth anniversary of Russia's religion law
September 26, 2017

Non-Russian Jehovah's Witnesses appeal court decision about extremist literature
September 22, 2017

Foreign Jehovah's Witness kept in custody in Orel
September 21, 2017

Imprisoned Jehovah's Witness set free after 8-day detention
September 20, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses believe court decision is provoking violence
September 20, 2017

Jehovah's Witness loses appeal of conviction for evangelism
September 19, 2017

European court takes up Jehovah's Witnesses' case
September 18, 2017

Divisions in Orthodox church over response to controversial movie
September 15, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses ask presidium of Supreme Court to void liquidation
September 12, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses leader in Kazakhstan punished for presence of child
September 8, 2017

Two Jehovah's Witnesses arrested for taking a walk
September 8, 2017

Ukrainian president again raises church questions
September 8, 2017

Orthodox activists petition regional officials to ban controversial movie
September 7, 2017

Azerbaijan shows toleration for Jehovah's Witnesses
September 6, 2017

Outbreak of violence over movie stuns Russian observers
September 6, 2017

More violence regarding film hated by Orthodox activists
September 4, 2017

Vigilante act against Jehovah's Witnesses in public
September 4, 2017

Controversy about movie sparks violence
August 31, 2017

UN committee criticizes Russia for rights violations
August 30, 2017

Members of unidentified religion reject medical aid for daughter
August 30, 2017

Protestant church fined because of inadequate signs
August 29, 2017

Police raid Jehovah's Witnesses' picnic in south of Russia
August 29, 2017

Despite opposition, religion in public schools is expanding
August 28, 2017

Two Jehovah's Witnesses leaders again win in court
August 24, 2017

Jehovah's Witness framed with planted literature
August 23, 2017

Puzzling statistics on religion in Russia
August 23, 2017

Notorious opponent of Jehovah's Witnesses criticizes ruling against their Bible
August 22, 2017

Important diplomatic visit in Russia by Catholic official
August 21, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses' Bible does not differ essentially from Orthodox Bible
August 19, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses verdict made to order
August 18, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses Bible is "extremist" because Jehovah's Witnesses are "extremist"
August 18, 2017

Expert analysis used in trial of Bible absurd
August 18, 2017

Court decided that Jehovah's Witnesses' Bible is not Christian
August 18, 2017

Court's ban of Bible defies logic and common sense
August 18, 2017

Scientologists appeal to federal officials
August 17, 2017

Trial of Bible ends
August 17, 2017

Russian lawmaker justifies restrictions of non-Orthodox religions
August 16, 2017

Long article: Scientologists arrested in St. Petersburg
August 14, 2017

Jehovah's Witness believer target of criminal case
August 12, 2017

Squeezing non-Orthodox Christians out of Russia
August 11, 2017

Ukrainian rebels harass Jehovah's Witnesses
August 10, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses defy ban
August 10, 2017

New experts drawn into trial of Bible
August 10, 2017

Scholars criticize analysis of Jehovah's Witnesses' Bible
August 10, 2017

Trial of Bible delayed again
August 10, 2017

Trial of Jehovah's Witnesses' Bible resumes
August 9, 2017

Absurdity of lawsuit to find Jehovah's Witnesses' Bible "extremist"
August 9, 2017

32-year-old man fined for images of Christ on social network
August 7, 2017

Korean church in Tajikistan called illegal
August 7, 2017

Divergent reports on Jehovah's Witnesses' appeal in Kazakhstan
August 4, 2017

Georgian religious minorities fear intolerance 
August 2, 2017

Kazakhstan Jehovah's Witnesses assert their rights
August 1, 2017

Support in Ukraine for united Orthodox church
July 31, 2017

Jehovah's Witness musician seeks refuge in West
July 31, 2017

Revolt within small Ukrainian Orthodox church
July 31, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses report freedom in Kazakhstan
July 28, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses tolerated in eastern Ukraine
July 28, 2017

Ukrainian president gets into church affairs
July 28, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses' translation of Bible goes to court
July 28, 2017

ECHR confronts Russian anti-evangelism law
July 27, 2017

Jehovah's Witness on trial in Caucasus
July 26, 2017

Russian human rights commissioner ready to take up Jehovah's Witnesses' cases
July 26, 2017

Patriarchate spokesman walks back statement about controversial movie
July 25, 2017

Russian politician stirs up opposition to movie with church and political support
July 24, 2017

Danish Jehovah's Witness still in jail
July 22, 2017

Noisy public dispute about motion picture depicting Tsar Nicholas II
July 21, 2017

Danish Jehovah's Witness to stay in Russian jail for 6 months
July 20, 2017

Officials may have found a way Jehovah's Witnesses are adjusting
July 19, 2017

Russian puppet threatens Jehovah's Witnesses
July 19, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses are not alone
July 19, 2017

Mormons win case before high court
July 19, 2017

Kazakhstan explains temporary suspension of Jehovah's Witnesses
July 19, 2017

Orthodox react differently to ban of Jehovah's Witnesses
July 18, 2017

Foreign reaction to Supreme Court ruling quick
July 18, 2017

Ministry of Justice bans Jewish novel for extremism
July 17, 2017

Rights advocate laments court ruling
July 17, 2017

Supreme Court upholds decision liquidating Jehovah's Witnesses
July 17, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses continued meeting despite court ban
July 17, 2017

Ukrainian Orthodox alarmed by law proposed in Kiev
July 14, 2017

Ukrainian parliament tries new approach to Russian church
July 13, 2017

Rights advocates: Russia ignoring principles of the civilized world
July 13, 2017

State policy blamed for negative attitudes toward Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia
July 13, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses brace for court decision
July 13, 2017

Survey of Russians shows popular agreement with Supreme Court's decision

July 13, 2017

Conscientious objectors win right to perform civilian service
July 13, 2017

Police ask public to report Jehovah's Witnesses activity
July 12, 2017

Unidentified believer in far north of Russia found guilty of sharing faith
July 11, 2017

Anti-evangelism law used against blogger reporter
July 11, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses headquarters professes optimism in advance of appeal hearing
July 10, 2017

Russian hypocrisy shown in international gathering
July 10, 2017

Romanov family complains about Russian church's hesitation regarding tsarist relics
July 10, 2017

Pokemon hunter has partial win in appeal
July 7, 2017

Conscientious objector assigned missile service because of Jehovah's Witnesses decision
July 6, 2017

Anti-evangelism law enforced in Russian-occupied Crimea
July 6, 2017

Russia replies to ECHR regarding appeal of Russian Evangelical
July 4, 2017

Years-long criminal case against Jehovah's Witnesses leaders ended
July 4, 2017

Results of investigation of remains of tsarist family released
July 3, 2017

Elderly Jehovah's Witness convicted of illegal evangelism
July 1, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses in Crimea continue to meet despite ban
June 30, 2017

Anti-Putin group defends Jehovah's Witnesses
June 29, 2017

Court bans a Jehovah's Witnesses work-around to access literature on Internet
June 29, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses are accommodated by countries neighboring Russia
June 29, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses seek ways to operate in Uzbekistan

June 29, 2017

Adherents of Muslim sect sentenced in St. Petersburg
June 28, 2017

Leadership of St. Petersburg Scientology group imprisoned
June 28, 2017

Russian art historians rewrite fundamental belief about Russian painting
June 26, 2017

Pentecostal foreign student treated leniently by court
June 26, 2017

Orthodox Church proposes more religion in schools
June 24, 2017

Academic specialty in sect-studies proposed
June 23, 2017

Court refuses to grant habeas corpus to Danish Jehovah's Witness
June 22, 2017

Imprisoned and not convicted Jehovah's Witness loses appeal for release
June 21, 2017

Jehovah's Witness woman penalized on basis of justice ministry's suspension
June 20, 2017

Draft board says requirement that draftee renounce faith is hoax
June 19, 2017

Local draft board denies conscientious objector status for Jehovah's Witness
June 16, 2017

Mormon missionaries lose appeal in high court
June 14, 2017

Danish Jehovah's Witness remains in Russian jail
June 13, 2017

Citizen's snitch trips up Pentecostal group
June 9, 2017

Unreasonable pressures imposed on Jehovah's Witnesses believers
June 8, 2017

Russian president praises Jehovah's Witnesses' family values
June 6, 2017

Jehovah's Witness convicted on basis of Yarovaya Law
June 5, 2017

Supreme Court sets date for hearing Jehovah's Witnesses' appeal
June 1, 2017

Tomsk Jehovah's Witnesses found guilty of violating suspension order
May 31, 2017

Jehovah's Witness guilty of illegal evangelism
May 31, 2017

Harsh measure against Jehovah's Witness unjustified

May 31, 2017

Jehovah's Witness gets high court to explain law on sacred scriptures
May 29, 2017

Eight-year-old Jehovah's Witness chided for singing songs for classmates
May 29, 2017

Orthodox church leadership sitting on information about tsar's bones
May 27, 2017

Severe treatment of foreign Jehovah's Witness in heart of Russia
May 27, 2017

Wave of vandalism against Jehovah's Witnesses continues
May 26, 2017

Supreme Court turns down local Jehovah's Witnesses' appeal
May 26, 2017

Danish citizen arrested in connection with raid on Jehovah's Witnesses
May 26, 2017

Salvation Army appeals local court decision to high court

May 25, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses file official appeal of their elimination
May 22, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses address European court in Strasbourg
May 22, 2017

Muslims mark the 1,095th anniversary of Islam in Russia
May 20, 2017

Conflicting reports about Vatican action regarding Ukraine
May 19, 2017

Jehovah's Witness on trial for allegedly criticizing other religions
May 18, 2017

Jehovah's Witness arrested for allegedly distributing literature
May 18, 2017

Protestant legal scholar faults Orthodox Church
May 17, 2017

Orthodox activist criticizes Jehovah's Witnesses in Russian parliament
May 17, 2017

Moscow patriarch complains to international leaders about Ukraine
May 17, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses report negative effects of court's ruling
May 15, 2017

World opinion favors Jehovah's Witnesses versus Russian state
May 13, 2017

Pokemon hunter found guilty of hurting believers' feelings
May 11, 2017

Supreme Court's decision about "extremism" threatens right of conscientious objection
May 11, 2017

Couple copes with hatred toward Jehovah's Witnesses
May 10, 2017

Rumors that Stalin prayed in churches during war
May 10, 2017

Orthodox still fighting Catholics over church buildings in Ukraine
May 10, 2017

Southern region of European Russia claims to be rid of Jehovah's Witnesses congregations
May 10, 2017

Vandalism against houses of worship spreads beyond Jehovah's Witnesses
May 10, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses' hall damaged
May 9, 2017

Jehovah's Witness blogger sets record straight
May 9, 2017

Vigilante action against Jehovah's Witnesses' property
May 8, 2017

Moscow patriarch celebrates Victory Day in Russia
May 8, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses' buildings damaged
May 5, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses' activity in legal limbo
May 5, 2017

Local action to liquidate Jehovah's Witnesses congregation
May 5, 2017

Orthodox Church urges members to expose Jehovah's Witnesses' activity
May 5, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses clear out their property
May 5, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses escape liquidation in Nizhny Novgorod province
May 5, 2017

Justice ministry enforces Supreme Court decision in Penza province
May 3, 2017

Informant's report leads to fine of Jehovah's Witness
May 3, 2017

How the Russian church can distance itself from Jehovah's Witnesses case
May 2, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses' appeal to be heard in Supreme Court
May 2, 2017

Pro-Orthodox news agency clarifies church's opposition to Jehovah's Witnesses
May 2, 2017

Merkel pressures Russian president over rights violations
May 2, 2017

Roman Catholic leader raises concern that his people may be treated like Jehovah's Witnesses
May 2, 2017

Metropolitan makes a confused response to ban of Jehovah's Witnesses
May 1, 2017

Russian parliament notices American concern for Jehovah's Witnesses
April 29, 2017

Holocaust museum speaks up for Jehovah's Witnesses
April 29, 2017

The future for Jehovah's Witnesses
April 28, 2017

Consideration of Pokemon hunter case ends
April 28, 2017

Dissident Orthodox priest interprets court's decision
April 28, 2017

A native Russian brand of "Jehovists" loses in court
April 28, 2017

News source in Russian Far East speaks up for Jehovah's Witnesses
April 26, 2017

Large international organization criticizes Supreme Court decision
April 25, 2017

Ban of Jehovah's Witnesses accompanied by violence
April 25, 2017

Implications of the Supreme Court's decision
April 25, 2017

Prosecutor general lumps Jehovah's Witnesses in with anti-Russian organizations
April 25, 2017

Baptist leader sympathizes with Jehovah's Witnesses
April 24, 2017

Website of Russian Ministry of Justice posts results of trial
April 24, 2017

Protestant attorney regrets failure of justice in court's decision
April 24, 2017

Baptist preacher convicted in Siberia
April 24, 2017

Jehovah's Witness charged on basis of anti-evangelism law
April 24, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses lose appeal against justice ministry's suspension
April 24, 2017

Russian parliament's newspaper on effects of court's decision
April 21, 2017

Long article: St. Petersburg paper recounts underground experience of Jehovah's Witnesses
April 21, 2017

Dispute between two priests leads to physical violence
April 21, 2017

Wave of violence against Jehovah's Witnesses
April 21, 2017

Member of Putin's human rights council sees Jehovah's Witnesses' victory in ECHR
April 21, 2017

American government criticizes ban of Jehovah's Witnesses
April 21, 2017

Kazan Jehovah's Witnesses sure to carry on
April 21, 2017

Russian security police threaten Jehovah's Witnesses in wake of court's ruling
April 21, 2017

Russian media sensitive to western criticism over Jehovah's Witnesses
April 21, 2017

European sympathy for Russian Jehovah's Witnesses
April 21, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses administration recalls soviet times
April 21, 2017

Russian lawmaker suggests Jehovah's Witnesses' case may affect other religions
April 21, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses anticipate opposition to Supreme Court's ruling
April 20, 2017

Supreme Court grants justice ministry's lawsuit
April 20, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses headquarters reacts to Supreme Court ban
April 20, 2017

Supreme Court orders cessation of Jehovah's Witnesses' activity
April 20, 2017

Session six in the Jehovah's Witnesses case
April 20, 2017

Fifth session of Supreme Court case regarding Jehovah's Witnesses
April 19, 2017

Suspicion that orders from above are behind trial of Jehovah's Witnesses
April 18, 2017

Anti-evangelism law still in effect--against Pentecostals
April 17, 2017

Russian media portray Jehovah's Witnesses as American spies 
April 17, 2017

Ukrainians celebrate Easter more than Russians
April 16, 2017

Government leaders show favor to Orthodox church
April 16, 2017

State-controlled TV gives negative coverage to Jehovah's Witnesses
April 14, 2017

Summary of day four of Jehovah's Witnesses trial
April 13, 2017

First they came for the Jehovah's Witnesses, then . . .
April 13, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses have another trial in Moscow
April 13, 2017

Fourth day of Jehovah's Witnesses case in Supreme Court
April 12, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses assemble illegally
April 10, 2017

Scholars find trial of Jehovah's Witnesses absurd
April 8, 2017

Judge frustrates tactics of Jehovah's Witnesses' attorneys
April 7, 2017

Sympathetic press coverage for Jehovah's Witnesses
April 7, 2017

Threat of international tension over Jehovah's Witnesses case
April 7, 2017

Third day of Jehovah's Witnesses case
April 7, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses' claim of exceptionalism alleged to threaten public order
April 6, 2017

Supreme Court hearing recessed until tomorrow
April 6, 2017

Russian Baptists support Jehovah's Witnesses
April 5, 2017

Summing up first day of Jehovah's Witnesses case
April 5, 2017

International support for Jehovah's Witnesses
April 5, 2017

American connection used against Jehovah's Witnesses
April 5, 2017

Supreme Court begins consideration of case against Jehovah's Witnesses
April 5, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses on brink of catastrophe
April 3, 2017

Orthodox church joins debate over Muslim scarves
April 3, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses counter sue Ministry of Justice
April 2, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses developing strategy to defend suit for prohibition
March 31, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses not properly notified of suspension
March 31, 2017

Muslim head scarves still pose an unresolved problem for Russia
March 31, 2017

Local Jehovah's Witnesses congregations seek involvement in court proceedings
March 30, 2017

Russian scholar supports Jehovah's Witnesses
March 30, 2017

Protestant legal experts discuss Jehovah's Witnesses' plight
March 29, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses case viewed from far south of Russia
March 27, 2017

Former president of Russian Baptists sets Jehovah's Witnesses case in wider context
March 27, 2017

Orthodox bishop warns against sentencing Jehovah's Witnesses
March 27, 2017

Respected lawyer reflects on history of Jehovah's Witnesses
March 27, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses employ modern technology in their defense
March 25, 2017

International attention to plight of Jehovah's Witnesses
March 25, 2017

Baptist clergyman speaks up for Jehovah's Witnesses
March 24, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses foresee appealing Supreme Court's decision
March 24, 2017

Enormous attention to Jehovah's Witnesses case
March 23, 2017

Leader of Jehovah's Witnesses reviews case against them
March 23, 2017

Orthodox apologist urges tolerance for Jehovah's Witnesses
March 21, 2017

Protestant attorney speaks up for Jehovah's Witnesses
March 21, 2017

Head of Russian Jehovah's Witnesses cries for help
March 21, 2017

European court has several cases against Russian violation of human rights
March 20, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses reminded of stalinist total exile
March 20, 2017

Another rights advocate speaks out for Jehovah's Witnesses
March 17, 2017

Rights advocate fears criminalization of tens of thousands believers
March 17, 2017

Interview: Jehovah's Witnesses' response to liquidation threat
March 17, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses claim procedural violation in justice ministry's case
March 17, 2017

Russian court schedules trial of Jehovah's Witnesses case
March 17, 2017

Russian government shuts down all Jehovah's Witnesses' activity
March 16, 2017

Rights advocacy center criticizes lawsuit against Jehovah's Witnesses
March 16, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses' headquarters comments on prohibition case
March 16, 2017

Russian Supreme Court to hear case against national headquarters of Jehovah's Witnesses
March 16, 2017

Second shoe falls on Jehovah's Witnesses
March 15, 2017

Russian Orthodox Church marks 100th anniversary of end of tsarist rule
March 14, 2017

Revival of argument about Lenin's tomb
March 13, 2017

Anti-evangelism law hits Russian protestants
March 13, 2017

Disorders continue among Ukrainian Orthodox
March 13, 2017

Ukrainian Orthodox promote European cooperation
March 10, 2017

Mormon congregation exonerated of migration charge
March 10, 2017

Government opposition to protestants in eastern Russia
March 7, 2017

Pentecostal pastor expelled from Russia for alleged evangelism
March 3, 2017

Voronezh Jehovah's Witnesses face new charge after successful appeal of old one
March 3, 2017

On Jehovah's Witnesses: details are different; outcome is the same
March 3, 2017

New wrinkle against JWs: prosecutor claims programmed literature distribution
March 3, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses exonerated in Voronezh
March 3, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses appeal fines for possession of "extremist" literature
March 2, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses headquarters seeks Kremlin intervention
March 1, 2017

Russian Santa charged with illegal evangelism
February 28, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses headquarters distances itself from "extremist" literature
February 24, 2017

Opposition in the St. Petersburg dispute rallies
February 22, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses fear that fines in regions threaten existence of national center
February 22, 2017

Prominent rights advocate penalized in dubious proceedings
February 21, 2017

Head of Georgian church targeted for assassination
February 21, 2017

Thousands demonstrate in St. Petersburg dispute
February 20, 2017

Kremlin joins noisy dispute over St. Petersburg cathedral
February 17, 2017

Cherkessk Jehovah's Witnesses congregation abolished
February 17, 2017

Saransk Jehovah's Witnesses lose in Supreme Court of Mordovia
February 15, 2017

Threat to national office of Jehovah's Witnesses grows
February 15, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses appeal to favorable ruling of Constitutional Court
February 14, 2017

Another parliamentary foray against "sects"
February 13, 2017

Civil penalty against Murmansk Jehovah's Witnesses
February 9, 2017

High court renders significant decision against Jehovah's Witnesses
February 9, 2017

Russian conscientious objector fails to obtain civilian service
February 8, 2017

Church and state warn dissenters against film about sainted tsar
February 8, 2017

Orthodox activists threaten violence against movie theatres
February 7, 2017

Political conflict involves Muslims in Crimea
February 6, 2017

Case of Yoga evangelism not dead yet
February 6, 2017

Local authorities view Jews as revolutionary
February 6, 2017

Survey reveals weakening of influence of Russian religious organizations
February 2, 2017

Study of Jehovah's Witnesses' teaching illegal in Uzbekistan
January 31, 2017

Mormons slandered on  national Russian television
January 31, 2017

Kirovo-Chepetsk Jehovah's Witnesses face liquidation
January 26, 2017

Russian president's Council on Human Rights opposes anti-evangelism law
January 25, 2017

Jehovah's Witnesses fear far-reaching consequences of fine levied on them
January 25, 2017

Anti-evangelism law fails in case against advocate of Yoga
January 19, 2017

Even Stalin could not wipe out Jehovah's Witnesses
January 17, 2017

National Jehovah's Witnesses center rebuffed in court
January 16, 2017

Internet link to Jehovah's Witnesses' website considered extremist activity
January 12, 2017

Attempts to make Bible "extremist" stumble
January 9, 2017

Church leader asserts Moscow's ecclesiastical primacy
January 3, 2017

Essential RRN source and religious rights watchdog put on black list
January 1, 2017

Appeal rescues Salvation Army's literature but not the organization itself
January 1, 2017




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