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Differences of views on law restricting foreign religious activity
December 29, 2010

Changes in leadership of Russian Muslims
December 30, 2010

Law discriminates against believing professionals
December 30, 2010

New law does not bode well for personnel challenges
December 30, 2010

"Trojan horse" law may hurt all religions
December 29, 2010

Drastic change in Muslim leadership
December 27, 2010

Commercial organizations linked with religious organizations
December 27, 2010

Unprecedented police presence planned for New Year's Eve in Moscow
December 27, 2010

Russia enacts law forbidding foreign specialists to engage in religious activity
December 27, 2010

Putin weighs in on mosque construction
December 21, 2010

Christian and Muslim leaders call for nonviolence
December 17, 2010

Examination of evidence in Jehovah's Witness' trial
December 16, 2010

Citizens oppose Orthodox claims to cultural building
December 13, 2010

Rights advocates demonstrate in support of Jehovah's Witness on trial
December 13, 2010

Challenge of Muslim unity
December 9, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses seek legal protection of literature
December 10, 2010

November attacks on Jehovah's Witnesses' property
December 10, 2010

Kaliningrad stand-off
December 10, 2010

Court rules against dissident Orthodox
December 9, 2010

Orthodox to restore former Lutheran church
December 9, 2010

Believer's parental rights restricted for abuse
December 9, 2010

Russian Muslims seek unity
December 8, 2010

Chief Lutheran church in center of St. Petersburg
December 7, 2010

Trial of Jehovah's Witness continues
December 6, 2010

One in five believers in Belarus is Catholic
December 6, 2010

Orthodox church gives cultural institutions indefinite leases on church buildings
December 6, 2010

Muslim leader seeks to calm tensions over mosque building in Moscow
December 1, 2010

Religious property law takes effect
November 30, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses' building damaged by fire
November 26, 2010

Muslims end Ramadan with animal sacrifices in Moscow
November 19, 2010

Stand-off between Russia and Lithuania over church-museum
November 19, 2010

US State Department acknowledges religious freedom in Russia
November 18, 2010

Duma acts on law on church property
November 17, 2010

Trial of Jehovah's Witness resumes
November 17, 2010

Many church buildings not worth restoring to religious organizations
November 12, 2010

Christian churches torched in Muslim region
November 3, 2010

Law for transfer of property to churches ready for duma
November 11, 2010

Protestants outnumber Orthodox in Far East of Russia
November 8, 2010

Government favors Orthodox church in property questions
November 9, 2010

Duma prepares to adopt law returning church properties
November 8, 2010

Orthodox hold tightly to their new Kaliningrad churches
November 8, 2010

Twelve ongoing criminal cases against Jehovah's Witnesses
November 5, 2010

Resolution of Orthodox-protestant conflict over building reached
November 5, 2010

Catholic leader in Russia complains about transfer of churches to Orthodox
November 4, 2010

Protestants arrested in Azerbaijan
November 1, 2010

Non-Orthodox Ukrainians feel discrimination
November 3, 2010

Patriarch calls for national unity
November 4, 2010

Orthodox to recover church restored by Baptists
November 3, 2010

Controversy over gay rights in Moscow
November 3, 2010

St. Petersburg authorities shut down mosque
November 3, 2010

Orthodox church criticizes European court rulings
November 1, 2010

Orthodox movement calls Moscow government to challenge European court decision
November 1, 2010

Controversy over Kaliningrad buildings
October 29, 2010

Criminal case against Jehovah's Witness going badly for prosecution
October 25, 2010

European court fined Russia for preventing gay-rights demonstration
October 29, 2010

Orthodox church to get possession of former Lutheran church
October 28, 2010

Orthodox church will not get possession of former Lutheran church
October 28, 2010

City government to provide land for 200 new Orthodox churches in Moscow
October 27, 2010

Building mosque in Moscow on hold
October 25, 2010

Followers of Krishna may build house of worship
October 26, 2010

Kaliningrad Orthodox diocese claims non-Orthodox churches
October 23, 2010

Controversy over Andrei Kuraev
October 21, 2010

Orthodox greet new Moscow mayor
October 21, 2010

Neighborhood government seeks relocation of mosque
October 21, 2010

Circumstances of killing of imam complicated
October 12, 2010

Medvedev promotes peace between Muslims and Christians
October 12, 2010

Muslim leader murdered
October 11, 2010

Police interfere with Moscow Muslim prayers
October 9, 2010

Chief Rabbi sends birthday greetings to prime minister
October 7, 2010

Patriarch sends birthday greetings to prime minister
October 7, 2010

Russians fantasize about patriarch becoming president
October 6, 2010

Eastern cult exposed
October 5, 2010

Muslims cope with mosque shortage in Moscow
October 1, 2010

Mayor Resin continues Luzhkov's church construction plan
October 4, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses win one small case
September 30, 2010

Shake-up in leadership of Russian Bible Society
September 21, 2010

Relations between church and Moscow city government complex
September 29, 2010

Sacked mayor's work for Orthodox church appreciated
September 28, 2010

Evaluation of experiment of teaching religion in schools
September 24, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses material confiscated
September 24, 2010

Muscovites want a park, not a mosque
September 27, 2010

Tsars banished wives to convents; will Putin?
September 23, 2010

Tensions within Muslim community
September 24, 2010

No rush to build mosque
September 22, 2010

Tatarstan to commemorate conversion to Islam with holiday
September 23, 2010

Sermon of moderate Muslim theologian ruled extremist
September 23, 2010

Illegal antiextremism
September 22, 2010

Against building mosques
September 22, 2010

Patriarch hopes for advance of Orthodoxy in Far East
September 21, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses congregation threatened with liquidation
September 17, 2010

Protests against mosques in Moscow to continue
September 21, 2010

Mosques in short supply in Moscow
September 20, 2010

Jehovah's Witness leader faces 2 years in prison for "extremist" literature
September 16, 2010

Mormons may teach English
September 15, 2010

Russians protest building of mosque
September 15, 2010

Woes of Jehovah's Witnesses prolonged by Russian officials
September 15, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses rebuffed by high court
September 10, 2010

265 "destructive" sects in Russia
September 8, 2010

Jehovah's Witness summoned to antiextremism agency
September 9, 2010

Possible remains of 20th century martyrs unearthed
September 3, 2010

Unregistered Baptists persecuted
September 2, 2010

Ukrainian Orthodox resist Ukrainian Catholics
September 2, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses appeal to Supreme Court
September 3, 2010

Mormons prevented from teaching English
September 1, 2010

Varied results of religion in schools experiment
September 2, 2010

Scientology materials declared extremist
September 1, 2010

Orthodox Russians object to mosque construction
August 31, 2010

Orthodox identity of Kremlin reinforced
August 30, 2010

Religious leaders view new law regulating police
August 26, 2010

Arson of Baptist church
August 19, 2010

Evangelicals turn anti-extremism on Orthodox
August 23, 2010

Pentecostals of Khakasiia complain about persecution
August 13, 2010

Arson of Baptist church not based on antiprotestant motives
August 20, 2010

Jehovah's Witness mother forced to accept son's blood transfusion
August 20, 2010

Nursi follower sentenced
August 18, 2010

Orthodoxy protected by judicial prosecution
August 17, 2010

Patriarch prays for rain
August 16, 2010

Russian Orthodox church aids fire victims
August 15, 2010

Attempt to impose Orthodox values on employees draws reaction
August 13, 2010

Associates of Kiev evangelical pastor indicted
August 12, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses charged
August 12, 2010

Drastic measures against Russian heatwave
August 12, 2010

Jehovah's Witness arrested as organizer of extremist group
August 11, 2010

Protestant leaders issue call for nationwide prayer
August 11, 2010

Court deprives Pentecostal mother of parental rights
August 9, 2010

Former employee of church suspected in bombing
August 9, 2010

Orthodox Muscovites acknowledge that current disasters are result of sin
August 6, 2010

Baptists punished for conducting Sunday school
July 23, 2010

Another Jehovah's Witnesses case to human rights court
August 6, 2010

Rock musicians promote Orthodoxy
August 4, 2010

Internal Affairs officers beat up civil rights lawyer
August 4, 2010

Kiev evangelical minister faces court trial
August 4, 2010

Ukrainian church bombed on day of patriarch's departure
August 3, 2010

Jehovah's Witness fined for literature distribution
July 30, 2010

Harassment of Jehovah's Witnesses
July 27, 2010

Pentecostal drug rehabilitation services targeted by narco-trade
July 13, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses' activity unhindered in central Russia
July 12, 2010

Jehovah's Witness mother rejects blood transfusion
July 12, 2010

Siberian Pentecostals face soviet-like restriction
July 8, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses released after 56 days in jail
July 9, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses expect registration of large Moscow congregation
July 7, 2010

Orthodox clergy get bureaucrats to restrict Pentecostals
July 6, 2010

Institute of Freedom of Conscience warns of prejudice in teacher training
July 2, 2010

Provincial inspection reveals violations in religious organizations
July 2, 2010

Anti-JW campaign causes violence against believers
June 24, 2010

Antisemitic events in 2009 in Russia
June 11, 2010

Lenin did not approve murder of last tsar
June 15, 2010

Orthodox and Jehovah's Witnesses alike declared extremist
June 18, 2010

Moscow Jehovah's Witnesses defended by European court
June 10, 2010

Ecumenical Patriarch urges unification of Ukrainian churches
June 9, 2010

Muslim "Nursis" hounded as extremists
June 8, 2010

Arson against Jehovah's Witnesses' building
June 8, 2010

Russia objects to European rights court decision
June 2, 2010

Protectress of Romanov women to be venerated in "tsar's village"
June 7, 2010

Internal affairs memo against Jehovah's Witnesses
June 4, 2010

Extremism case being prepared against Siberian Jehovah's Witnesses
June 4, 2010

Soviet dissident poet to have church funeral
June 3, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses announce appeal to European court
June 1, 2010

Russian Muslims call for Islamic memorial day
June 2, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses get support from presidential administration
June 2, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses seek another European ruling in their favor
June 2, 2010

Russia prepares to celebrate coming of Christianity and Islam
June 1, 2010

Jehovah's Witness released in Belarus
May 31, 2010

Orthodox study concludes Jehovah's Witnesses not a Christian religion
May 31, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses target of police misconduct
May 31, 2010

Ukrainian government signs agreement with Moscow patriarchal church
May 21, 2010

Protestants sentenced in Uzbekistan
May 26, 2010

"Extremism" gambit used against Pentecostals
May 28, 2010

Government officials demonstrate favor toward Orthodoxy
May 27, 2010

Dispute over "spiritual security" in Belgorod province
May 26, 2010

Russian president receives Constantinople patriarch
May 25, 2010

Russian Baptist preacher murdered
May 25, 2010

Constantinople patriarch on ten-day visit to Russia
May 23, 2010

Orthodox diocese takes preventive action against child evangelism
May 19, 2010

New trial prepared for Jehovah's Witnesses
May 14, 2010

Harassment of Jehovah's Witnesses
May 12, 2010

Varieties of Russian Islam
May 7, 2010

New administrative procedures in Orthodox parishes provoke tension
May 7, 2010

Terrorist act foiled in Ingushetiia?
May 6, 2010

Reason for bombing of Muslim shop uncertain
May 6, 2010

Baptists win case for use of home for religious meetings
May 5, 2010

Patriarch consecrates new church in Belgorod
May 4, 2010

Orthodox church commemorates victims of Stalinism
May 1, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses forbidden to hand out magazines
April 30, 2010

Mormons win court case against officials trying to limit evangelism
April 30, 2010

Use of "extremism" label to restrict religious activity in Russia
April 30, 2010

European human rights court strikes down probationary requirement of Russian law
April 29, 2010

Antisemitic publication banned by Siberian court
April 29, 2010

Provincial official calls for restriction of nontraditional religions
April 28, 2010

Religious leaders view conflicts in Caucasus
April 27, 2010

New bureaucratic appintment may signal increase in church influence
April 27, 2010

Summary of harassment of Jehovah's Witnesses in March
April 27, 2010

Orthodox leaders unhappy with execution of teaching religion in schools
April 23, 2010

Personnel changes suggest changes in church-state relations
April 23, 2010

Police harass Jehovah's Witnesses in Siberia
April 23, 2010

History of Scientology as extremism case
April 22, 2010

Ukrainian evangelicals resist politicians' attempts to use them
April 21, 2010

Scientology also "extremist"
April 21, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses harassed in workplace
April 20, 2010

Varieties of evangelicals in Ukraine
April 16, 2010

Orthodox Women's Day in Russia
April 19, 2010

Close relations of church and state
April 19, 2010

Arrests of Jehovah's Witnesses at opposite ends of Russia
April 16, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses driven out of meeting place
April 15, 2010

Court rules in Jehovah's Witness' favor
April 15, 2010

Killing fields of Smolensk
April 15, 2010

Experiment in teaching religion not going according to plan
April 15, 2010

Roundtable on "sects" in Russia
April 14, 2010

Court rules Jehovah's Witnesses' literature not extremist
April 12, 2010

Protestants illegally involved in Ukrainian election campaign
April 7, 2010

Attempts to inhibit protestant work with youth
April 13, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses resist extremist label
April 13, 2010

Religious intolerance against Jehovah's Witnesses
April 12, 2010

Riazan Jehovah's Witnesses harassed
April 9, 2010

Unusual approaches to combating Jehovah's Witnesses
April 9, 2010

Cordial relations among Estonian Christians
April 8, 2010

Legal basis for government support of faith-based activity
April 6, 2010

Vital source of Russia Religion News goes off-line
April 7, 2010

Jehovah's Witness' rights violated in Chuvashiia
April 7, 2010

Official beats Baptists in eastern Siberia
April 6, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses promote teaching on blood transfusion
April 6, 2010

Russian leaders attend patriarch's Easter liturgy
April 5, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses mistreated by police in Volgograd
April 5, 2010

Court fine against Jehovah's Witnesses overturned
April 5, 2010

Patriarch seeks church involvement in fighting terrorism
April 1, 2010

Jehovah's Witness mistreated in Altai territory
March 31, 2010

Attack on Pentecostal church unresolved
March 31, 2010

Security police break up Jehovah's Witnesses worship
March 30, 2010

Coordinated campaign against Jehovah's Witnesses continues
March 26, 2010

Tambov Jehovah's Witnesses to be tried
March 24, 2010

Fire in Jehovah's Witnesses' building
March 25, 2010

Anti-Jehovah's Witnesses propaganda in schools
March 22, 2010

Jehovah's Witness cleared in court
March 24, 2010

Survey of religious affiliation gives surprising results
March 24, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses evangelists arrested while visiting deaf folks
March 24, 2010

Government support for faith-based services
March 19, 2010

Renewed vandalism at Pentecostal church
March 19, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses fined for literature
March 15, 2010

Orthodox priest attacks Pentecostals' property
March 18, 2010

Religion in schools viewed by ecumenical gathering
March 17, 2010

Education ministry takes steps to approve religion course
March 17, 2010

Court orders searches of Jehovah's Witnesses' homes
March 17, 2010

Experiment in teaching religion in schools ready to start
March 16, 2010

Lutherans accused of "extremism"
March 12, 2010

Jehovah's Witness detained outside Moscow
March 12, 2010

Text of Jehovah's Witnesses' pamphlet of protest
March 12, 2010

Five times more Muslim congregations than Orthodox in Tatarstan
March 11, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses arrested for protest actions
March 9, 2010

Widespread harassment of Jehovah's Witnesses
February 26, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses organize public protest campaign
February 26, 2010

Russian Scientology case still unresolved
February 25, 2010

Yanukovich prays before taking office
February 25, 2010

Ukrainian politician calls president to reject patriarch's blessing
February 24, 2010

Patriarch on political mission to Ukraine
February 24, 2010

Ukrainian nationalists object to patriarch's visit
February 23, 2010

Ukrainians alarmed at patriarch's role in president's inauguration
February 22, 2010

Moscow patriarchate shows closeness to Ukrainian state
February 20, 2010

Patriarch Kirill advancing Orthodox-Catholic relations
February 18, 2010

Ministry of Justice responds to Orthodox concerns about anti-evangelism law
February 19, 2010

Anti-Catholic Orthodox zealots attack patriarchal diplomat
February 18, 2010

Orthodox church to receive government money for faith-based services
February 17, 2010

Russian church wary of anti-evangelism law
February 16, 2010

Difficulties in training religion teachers
February 12, 2010

Ministry of Justice not backing off anti-evangelism law
February 15, 2010

Setback for anti-evangelism law?
February 10, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses may lose Moscow building
February 3, 2010

Pentecostal activity worries Orthodox
February 3, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses lose another judicial appeal
January 27, 2010

Preparation of textbook for religion in schools
January 25, 2010

Secular rights advocates defend Jehovah's Witnesses
January 20, 2010

Majority of Russians oppose their children studying Orthodoxy
January 20, 2010

Literary censorship expanding in Russia
January 20, 2010

Critic's view of religion in schools
January 18, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses hounded in aftermath of court decisions against them
January 18, 2010

Textbooks for religion in schools hit snag
January 15, 2010

Leaders of Orthodox and Baptist churches seek cooperation
January 12, 2010

Investigation of church arson
January 12, 2010

Museum displeased with return of monastery to church
January 11, 2010

Justice ministry replies to Baptists' concerns regarding evangelism
December 14, 2009

Russian leaders more active in church on Christmas than citizens
January 7, 2010

Heads of Russian government, church exchange Christmas greetings, gifts
January 6, 2010

Religion in schools still a puzzle
December 30, 2009

Orthodox hierarch denounces protestants
December 30, 2009

Jehovah's Witnesses get no satisfaction from Russian president
January 5, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses: Win some, Lose some
January 4, 2010

Jehovah's Witnesses targets
January 4, 2010

Roman Catholic Cathedral in Moscow
December 13, 2009
 
 


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