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Preparations for election of patriarch disorderly--2
December 29, 2008

Kirill touts conservative credentials
December 29, 2008

Western financial support for fighting Russian "sects"
December 30, 2008

Preparations for election of patriarch disorderly
December 26, 2008

Prospects for new patriarch--3
December 15, 2008

Prospects for new patriarch--2
December 15, 2008

Prospects for new patriarch--1
December 13, 2008

Georgian church opposes Saakashvili government
December 12, 2008

Metropolitan Kirill vs. Metropolitan Kliment
December 10, 2008

Russian church activity increases
December 12, 2008

Statistics show Orthodox population growing
December 10, 2008

Patriarchal choice uncertain
December 10, 2008

Orthodox church defines patriarchal electors
December 10, 2008

Orthodox church prepares to elect new patriarch
December 10, 2008

Official cause of patriarch's death unannounced
December 8, 2008

Kirill elected acting patriarch
December 6, 2008

Rules for electing new patriarch
December 5, 2008

Metropolitan Vladimir temporary head of Russian Orthodox church
December 5, 2008

Death of patriarch reported
December 5, 2008

Evangelicals organize for evangelism
November 20, 2008

Orthodox stir up religious strife
November 14, 2008

Kirgizia stiffens religion law
November 6, 2008

Russian Bible Society under threat
October 30, 2008

Kazakhstan violates rights of various religions
October 30, 2008

No action yet on threat to liquidate churches
October 30, 2008

Government moves to close religious groups
October 15, 2008

Jehovah's Witnesses in struggle over church building
September 29, 2008

Moscow Pentecostals harassed by officials
September 12, 2008

Jehovah's Witnesses convicted in Uzbekistan
September 12, 2008

Moscow patriarchate fights American position on Georgia
September 12, 2008

Jehovah's Witnesses face continuing problems in CIS
September 9, 2008

Pentecostals attacked in press
September 4, 2008

Scare story about sects in Russia
August 21, 2008

Russian and Georgian churches differ over Georgian situation
August 20, 2008

Antisemitic manifestations in Russia, Lithuania
August 15, 2008

Partial victory for protestants in camp case
August 15, 2008

Georgian church leader visits Russian occupied territory
August 15, 2008

Kiev patriarch calls for ceasefire
August 14, 2008

Citizens object to Jehovah's Witnesses' building
August 5, 2008

Russian Baptists on South Ossetia situation
August 13, 2008

Moscow suburb site of attacks on protestants
August 13, 2008

Churches refrain from supporting armies in battle
August 12, 2008

Georgian patriarch says Russian attack unprecedented
August 11, 2008

Georgian Orthodox pray for peace
August 9, 2008

Baptist appeal to Russian prosecutor general
August 9, 2008

President Dmitry Medvedev displays interest in church
August 8, 2008

Protestant dialogue in Moscow
August 8, 2008

Evangelical leaders speak for peace in south
August 8, 2008

Authorities slow to protect Jehovah's Witnesses' interests
August 7, 2008

Newspaper gives bad publicity to Jehovah's Witnesses
August 7, 2008

A Russian church for homosexuals
August 7, 2008

Protestant campgrounds shut down by authorities
August 6, 2008

Baptist minister exonerated
August 6, 2008

Whom do Russians honor most?
August 4, 2008

Baptists seek legal redress
August 5, 2008

Baptists protest local officials' action
August 2, 2008

Ukrainian official gives gloomy view of Orthodox community
August 1, 2008

Regional press attacks Jehovah's Witnesses
July 29, 2008

Jewish leaders think authorities indifferent to antisemitism
August 1, 2008

Russian religion law slightly amended
July 25, 2008

Moscow authorities accommodate Baptists
July 31, 2008

Russian protestants fear signs of state actions against them
July 29, 2008

Patriarchs leave Ukraine with problems unresolved
July 28, 2008

Patriarchs face their disagreements in Ukraine with civility
July 27, 2008

Parallel celebrations of anniversary of Baptism of Rus
July 26, 2008

Anti-Jehovah's Witnesses campaign
July 25, 2008

Ukrainian church politics in critical state
July 24, 2008

Baptists complain of discrimination by authorities
July 21, 2008

Accelerated campaign against Jehovah's Witnesses
July 21, 2008

Russia's KGB successor harasses Jehovah's Witnesses
July 21, 2008

Moscow church extends olive branch to Ukrainian dissidents
July 17, 2008

Dissident bishop censures patriarch
July 18, 2008

Reflections on dismissal of dissident bishop
June 30, 2008

Dissident bishop defiant
June 29, 2008

Putin lauds Orthodox church
June 28, 2008

Orthodox synod implements resolution of council on dissident bishop
June 28, 2008

Dissident Orthodox bishop removed
June 27, 2008

Female protestant pastor loses state job
June 25, 2008

Bishops to decide fate of dissident colleague
June 26, 2008

First day of Bishops' Council contentious
June 24, 2008

Patriarch assesses relations with non-Orthodox denominations
June 24, 2008

Orthodox church unity transcends international boundaries
June 24, 2008

Orthodox and Baptists fight over local church building
June 24, 2008

Russian Orthodox church continues growth
June 24, 2008

Anti-protestant Orthodox priests may learn from patriarch's example
June 23, 2008

All Russian Orthodox bishops gather in Moscow
June 23, 2008

Orthodox conflict in Ukraine
June 4, 2008

Moscow patriarchate versus unofficial Orthodoxy
June 20, 2008

Case of beaten schoolboy drags on
June 20, 2008

Orthodox church wants to clear national conscience over tsar's family killing
June 19, 2008

Moscow walks out on Constantinople
June 19, 2008

Pentecostal congregation burned out
June 19, 2008

Moscow patriarchate criticizes Estonian church
June 18, 2008

15,000 Moscow school children studied religion
June 16, 2008

Sect leader's case goes to court
June 13, 2008

Pentecostal church threatened for educational activity
June 11, 2008

2,000 sects active in Russia
June 11, 2008

Teacher training for Orthodoxy in schools prejudicial
June 11, 2008

Methodists win judicial appeal
June 10, 2008

Alternative Orthodoxy persecuted
June 10, 2008

Jehovah's Witnesses threatened with court action
June 9, 2008

Church of Alternate Orthodoxy opened near Moscow
June 9, 2008

Russian Methodist congregation clashes with Orthodox bishop
June 6, 2008

Outbreak of desecration of graves
June 5, 2008

Ukrainian president wants united church
June 6, 2008

Russian Orthodox reject interconfessional worship
May 12, 2008

Protestant leaders object to teaching Orthodoxy in public schools
June 2, 2008

Ukrainian charismatic church wishes for real freedom of conscience
June 5, 2008

Survey results: belief among Russians
April 21, 2008

Russian Protestants restricted
April 24, 2008

Baptist leaders tangle with Orthodox sect-fighter
April 11, 2008

Orthodox book attacks Russian protestants
April 2, 2008
 
 


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