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Protestants face obstacles in church construction
December 17, 2004

Court of appeal upholds Russian ban on religious parties
December 16, 2004

Opposition leaders criticize government's religious policy
December 13, 2004

Jehovah's Witnesses hold public gathering in Moscow
October 20, 2004

Russian Muslims terrorists in disguise
October 23, 2004

Jehovah's Witness case heard by ECHR
September 23, 2004

Moscow Jehovah's Witnesses case before European court
September 15, 2004

Religious groups respond to victims of massacre
September 15, 2004

Moscow Jehovah's Witnesses try another legal appeal
September 7, 2004

Six children of evangelical pastors perish in massacre
September 6, 2004

Religious leaders express sympathy, anger over hostage massacre
September 3, 2004

Kazan icon's trip home completed, controversy continues
August 28, 2004

Russian Catholic metropolitan places hopes on return of Kazan icon
August 25, 2004

Official statistics on religious organizations in Russia
August 23, 2004

Unregistered Uzbek Jehovah's Witnesses harassed
August 23, 2004

Schedule for return of Kazan icon to Moscow
August 23, 2004

Day of Mercy and Charity observed
August 23, 2004

Russia inaugurates Day of Charity
August 20, 2004

US watchdog group criticizes Russian rights practices
August 19, 2004

Resolution in church seizure achieved
August 19, 2004

Patriarch intervenes in Caucasus dispute
August 18, 2004

Resolution of church seizure nears
August 18, 2004

Provinces adding teaching of religion in schools
August 17, 2004

American officials criticize Azerbaijan persecution of Muslims
August 15, 2004

Pope's Kazan icon "only a copy"
August 14, 2004

Monarchist nationalists commemorate Tsarevich Alexis
August 13, 2004

Pope's icon comes to Russia this month
August 13, 2004

Russians mark 100th birthday of last tsar's son
August 12, 2004

Liberal weekly criticizes sects in Russia
August 11, 2004

Russian Baptists face difficulties
August 11, 2004

Pope recalls Russian martyrs
August 11, 2004

Kadashi church stand-off, day ten
August 11, 2004

Seventh-day Adventist youth congress
August 11, 2004

Russian Pentecostals work for society
August 10, 2004

Search for solution to church seizure
August 10, 2004

Jehovah's Witnesses building in Novgorod
August 10, 2004

Saratov Mormons face continued opposition
August 10, 2004

Only one-third of concientious objectors gain alternative service
August 7, 2004

Reversal in church seizure case
August 9, 2004

Patriarch recovers from heart problem
August 6, 2004

Court reported to have ruled in parishioners favor
August 6, 2004

Patriarchate defends sit-in parishioners
August 5, 2004

Stand-off over Moscow Orthodox church building
August 3, 2004

Orthodox church adopts new tactics against sects
August 2, 2004

Orthodox church against Jehovah's Witnesses and Krishna society
July 5, 2004

Problems in implementing alternative civilian services
August 1, 2004

Mormons face opposition in Saratov
July 30, 2004

Moscow court overrules judge in art case
July 30, 2004

Patriarch's activity continues restricted
July 30, 2004

Supreme Court rules against neopagans
July 27, 2004

Baptist evangelistic journey concludes
July 27, 2004

Patriarchal politics surge in patriarch's absence
July 27, 2004

Orthodox evangelism fruitful in Urals region
July 26, 2004

Russians venerate royal relics on loan
July 25, 2004

Patriarch urges Putin to address Russia's demographic crisis
June 21, 2004

Mormons' Russian presence felt
July 24, 2004

Debate over patriarch's surgery
July 24, 2004

No sign patriarchate ready to reconcile with Vatican
July 23, 2004

Patriarch has cardiac incident
July 23, 2004

Orthodox evangelism calls youth to save Russia
July 21, 2004

Russia gets Kazan icon without pope
July 21, 2004

Law privileges Jehovah's Witnesses
July 14, 2004

Jehovah's Witness denied right to alternative civilian service
July 2, 2004

Believers averse to new Russian passports
July 3, 2004

International support of Moscow Jehovah's Witnesses
July 3, 2004

Local administration in southern Russia seeks ban on Jehovah's Witnesses
July 3, 2004

Speak no ill of the dead (in memory of Fr Dudko)
July 2, 2004

St. Filaret's Orthodox institute rebuffed by court
July 1, 2004

Father Dudko's funeral has nationalist flavor
June 30, 2004

Prominent soviet religious dissident dies
June 28, 2004

Eastern sect active in south Russia
June 15, 2004

Commissions on Orthodox unification end first session
June 25, 2004

Modernizing priest's brotherhood threatened
June 25, 2004

Jehovah's Witnesses ruling raising intolerance
June 22, 2004

Metropolitan Kirill on current matters
June 17, 2004

Antireligious art on trial
June 18, 2004

Religion study in provinces
June 15, 2004

Medieval practices used for Georgian reunification
June 19, 2004

Despite ban, Jehovah's Witnesses hold congresses
June 18, 2004

Judge faults indictment in antireligious art case
June 17, 2004

Jehovah's Witnesses appeal denied
June 17, 2004

Intelligence officer accuses Jehovah's Witnesses in international forum
June 17, 2004

Decision of Golovin court regarding Jehovah's Witnesses
May 25, 2004

Ukrainian and Russian leaders want unity in Orthodox churches of their countries
May 30, 2004

Russian government trying to revive soviet religious conditions
May 28, 2004

Persecuted bishop nears exoneration
May 26, 2004

Conscientious objectors face impediments in exercising right
May 26, 2004

Jehovah's Witness conscientious objectors have mixed success
May 26, 2004

Jehovah's Witness conscientious objectors have mixed success
May 15-20, 2004

New textbook on religion to appear
May 25, 2004

Orthodox charges against Catholics
May 24, 2004

Orthodox can work with Baptists
May 11, 2004

Government worker threatens Baptist evangelism
May 23, 2004

Second-largest church of Moscow consecrated
May 19, 2004

Deficiencies in teaching about religion in schools
May 19, 2004

Despite kisses, emigre church still faults patriarchate
May 19, 2004

Paganism attracts art students
May 14, 2004

Protestants complain about discrimination
May 6, 2004

Russian Baptists seek visibility
May 12, 2004

Coping with nontraditional sects in Caucasus
May 12, 2004

Russian justice ministry revivng soviet reporting system
May 7, 2004

Protestants anxious about status in Russia
May 10, 2004

Catholics not guilty as Orthodox charge
May 10, 2004

Islamic rites for murdered Chechen president
May 10, 2004

Baptists and Orthodox hold consultation
April 16, 2004

Visible presence of religion at Putin's inauguration
May 7, 2004

Catholic account of Orthodox-Catholic dialogue
May 7, 2004

Orthodox less optimistic than Catholics about relations
May 6, 2004

Adzharia crisis passes
May 6, 2004

Pagan sectarians appeal judicial liquidation
May 6, 2004

Siberian court bans nationalistic sects
May 5, 2004

Dispute among Ukrainian Orthodox churches
May 5, 2004

Church requests Georgia-Adzharia peace talks
May 5, 2004

Breakaway Georgian republic prohibits Jehovah's Witnesses
May 4, 2004

Ukrainian religious leaders influential
April 30, 2004

Georgian church addresses crisis in Adzharia
May 4, 2004

If churches talk, pope could visit Moscow
May 4, 2004

Moscow Methodists win case
May 3, 2004

Russia less antisemitic than most of Europe
April 28, 2004

Jehovah's Witnesses denied court hearing
April 28, 2004

Soviet times return for Jehovah's Witnesses
April 25, 2004

Quakers concerned about Jehovah's Witnesses ruling
April 22, 2004

Easter interview with patriarch
April 9, 2004

Jehovah's Witnesses case threatens every religion
April 5, 2004

Persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses
April 2, 2004

Voters oppose Jehovah's Witnesses in their city
April 3, 2004

Teaching history of religion in schools
April 2, 2004

Russian Justice Ministry asks for church membership rolls
April 2, 2004

Jehovah's Witnesses ruling recalls fascist and soviet eras
March 29, 2004

Religious leaders support decision in Jehovah's Witnesses case
March 30, 2004

Jehovah's Witnesses plan their appeal
March 29, 2004

US State Dept. deplores Jehovah's Witnesses decision
March 27, 2004

Jehovah's Witnesses lose case
March 26, 2004

Jehovah's Witnesses trial resumes
March 23, 2004

Jehovah's Witnesses materials made public
March 4, 2004

Krishna followers claim discrimination in Moscow
March 4, 2004

Conscientious objectors apply for civilian service
March 4, 2004

Putin greets assembly of religious leaders
March 3, 2004

Experts testify in Jehovah's Witnesses case
March 2, 2004

Muslim public threatens protestant clergyman
March 2, 2004

Strengthening political influence of Orthodox church
March 2, 2004

Mormon growth in Russia
March 2, 2004

Jehovah's Witnesses wait another day
March 1, 2004

Religious leaders address fallen Soviet Union
March 2, 2004

Catholic cardinal wants to prevent rupture of dialogue with Orthodox
March 1, 2004

Commonwealth religious leaders to meet
March 1, 2004

Protestants active in Far eastern Russia
February 27, 2004

Catholic priest seeks peace with Orthodox
March 1, 2004

Moscow considering religion in schools
February 26, 2004

Russian president comfortable Orthodox Christian
February 10, 2004

Construction of Catholic convent opposed
February 23, 2004

Kyrgyz Jehovah's Witnesses attacked
February 20, 2004

Expert finds Jehovah's Witnesses literature "respectful"
February 24, 2004

Antireligious art should not be censored
February 23, 2004

Trial seems favorable to Jehovah's Witnesses
February 20, 2004

Jehovah's Witnesses back in court
February 17, 2004

Armenia adopts law on alternative military service
January 16, 2004

Patriarch says better relations with Vatican to hinge on deeds
January 12, 2004

Uzzell challenges US State Department analysis
January 12, 2004

Orthodox spokesman unsympathetic to defendants in exhibit case
January 9, 2004

Pro-Orthodoxy undercurrent in Russian affairs
January 7, 2004

Russian president observes Orthodox Christmas
January 7, 2004
 
 
 


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