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Patriarchate supports government against protesters
December 27, 2011

Diverse Orthodox opinions about election protests
December 16, 2011

Court acts in defense of Jehovah's Witnesses
December 16, 2011

Pentecostals win in court
December 16, 2011

Second anniversary of Supreme Court decision against Jehovah's Witnesses
December 15, 2011

Orthodox leader says protests inspired by enemies of Russia
December 13, 2011

American religious liberty watchdog group threatened
December 14, 2011

Protestant leaders criticized for inaction
December 9, 2011

Religious leaders caution against demonstrations
December 12, 2011

Church approves legal dissent
December 10, 2011

Religious leaders on election dispute
December 9, 2011

Amnesty International defends Jehovah's Witness
November 22, 2011

Far East court adds to "extremism" list
November 21, 2011

International celebration of patriarch's birthday
November 21, 2011

Chambers in Kremlin returned to patriarchate
November 21, 2011

Kazakhstan narrows sphere of religious activity
November 18, 2011

Anti-sectarian Internet sites
November 18, 2011

Ecumenical gathering for prayer in Urals
November 14, 2011

Caliphate movement cell curbed
November 17, 2011

Spokesman for patriarchate suggests limiting religious rights
November 16, 2011

Advocate of caliphate guilty of extremism
November 16, 2011

Muslim leader calls for ban on Islamic sect
November 16, 2011

Aim of anti-sect actions unclear
November 16, 2011

Anti-sect program in far north
November 15, 2011

Muslim leader complains of anti-Muslim acts
November 15, 2011

Another Muslim cleric murdered
November 14, 2011

Patriarch criticizes liberals in western churches
November 14, 2011

Jehovah's Witnesses tracts ruled extremist
November 11, 2011

Jehovah's Witnesses evangelists detained
November 11, 2011

North Russian authorities hinder protestant activities
November 10, 2011

Greek Catholics enlarge administration in Ukraine
November 10, 2011

Slayings of Muslim leaders continue
November 9, 2011

Scientologists win request for appeal against "extremism" ruling
November 8, 2011

Provincial court rules in Jehovah's Witness' favor
November 8, 2011

Patriarch acknowledges president's help of church
November 8, 2011

Medvedev happy with religion in schools
November 7 2011

New record for Moscow Muslims
November 6, 2011

Dissident Muslim leaders form alternative bodies
November 3, 2011

Siberian Jehovah's Witness ruled guilty
November 3, 2011

State to pay for lavish celebration of Russian saint's birthday
September 16, 2011

Muslims arrested for religious activity
November 1, 2011

True Orthodox Church struggles for existence
October 26, 2011

Jehovah's Witnesses restricted in Azerbaijan
October 25, 2011

Putin's support group sides with Orthodox tradition
October 24, 2011

Rethinking criticism of proposal to amend religion law
October 19, 2011

Russian president's spiritual guide
October 18, 2011

Restrictions on non-Orthodox Christians in Ukraine
October 18, 2011

Protestant church damaged
October 17, 2011

Orthodox diocese resists evangelical politician
October 14, 2011

Jehovah's Witnesses win federal level appeal
October 11, 2011

Unregistered Baptists object to proposed law changes
October 10, 2011

Rights advocates criticize proposed restriction on religious activity
October 10, 2011

Russian government tries to prohibit free religious activity
October 7, 2011

Catholics face difficulties in building church
October 5, 2011

Jehovah's Witness' defense in Siberian trial
October 5, 2011

Jehovah's Witness wins court appeal
September 30, 2011

Moscow patriarch not welcomed in Ukraine
October 3, 2011

Government to pay for church repairs
October 3, 2011

Baptist leader criticizes Putin and Medvedev
October 1, 2011

Russian court orders restrictions on American web sites
September 29, 2011

Religious leaders hosted by Putin's party
September 28, 2011

Patriarchate supports Putin's presidency
September 24, 2011

Houses of worship attacked in Russian Arctic
September 21, 2011

Anti-Jehovah's Witnesses campaign
September 23, 2011

Antisemitic action in Ukraine
September 21, 2011

Reporter challenges court decision
September 20, 2011

Attack on Jehovah's Witnesses' Kingdom Hall
September 20, 2011

Hurting believers' feelings a crime
September 19, 2011

Vandals again attack Siberian protestant church
September 19, 2011

American government criticizes Ukrainian practices
September 15, 2011

Evangelical pastor on trial in Kiev
September 13, 2011

Witnesses for defense in Jehovah's Witness trial
September 15, 2011

American government criticizes Russian and Belorussian practice regarding religions
September 14, 2011

Vandals attack west Siberian Pentecostal church
September 14, 2011

Jehovah's Witness awaits trial
September 7, 2011

Russian church attendance grows
September 8, 2011

Ukrainian Orthodox side with Constantinople
September 9, 2011

Moscow patriarchate complains of slight by Orthodox patriarchs
September 8, 2011

Constantinople one-ups Moscow
September 1, 2011

Criminal case against Jehovah's Witnesses
August 31, 2011

Ukraine celebrates sacred national treasure
August 29, 2011

Ukrainian protestants uneasy about church-state relations
August 27, 2011

Siberian Jehovah's Witnesses in court
August 26, 2011

Contradictory court decisions about Jehovah's Witnesses becoming absurd
August 21, 2011

Trial of Jehovah's Witness drags on despite Supreme Court order
August 17, 2011

Russian Supreme Court shuts down fundamentalist Christian mission
August 16, 2011

Provincial court ignores Russian Supreme Court in Jehovah's Witnesses case
August 16, 2011

Extremism gambit used against Orthodox
August 12, 2011

Russians elevating Putin to superhuman rank
August 12, 2011

Jehovah's Witnesses denied use of Internet
August 12, 2011

Rights official criticizes abuse of antiextremism in cases of religious groups
August 11, 2011

Court confirms Jehovah's Witness' right to medical choice
August 10, 2011

Patriarchate mum on reports of Kirill's heart attack
August 10, 2011

Ukrainian patriarch intervenes for former prime minister
August 8, 2011

Patriarch Kirill recuperating
August 8, 2011

Prosecutor still trying to close Pentecostal church
July 7, 2011

Ukrainian politician suspects patriarch's role
August 3, 2011

Sects in Russia worry government official
August 4, 2011

Soviet-like requirements legalized in Tajikistan
August 3, 2011

Wealthy Orthodox Ukrainian promotes Moscow patriarchal power
July 30, 2011

Ukrainian Orthodox hold church council
July 11, 2011

Jehovah's Witnesses conscientious objectors win support of European court
July 13, 2011

Varieties of anti-Jehovah's Witnesses actions
July 27, 2011

Russian Supreme Court tries to limit use of "extremism" cases against believers
July 1, 2011

Fascist youths attack synagogue
June 22, 2011

Jehovah's Witnesses send cases to European court
June 24, 2011

New details about priest's suicide
June 21, 2011

Viatka diocese raises prices for church services
June 15, 2011

Priest's suicide exposes problems in Orthodox church
June 14, 2011

A new Russian Bible
June 6, 2011

Church politics lead to suicide
June 9, 2011

Christian charity loses suit against it
June 8, 2011

Russian Mormons celebrate growth
June 7, 2011

Evangelical rehabilitation mission faces liquidation
June 7, 2011

Ban on feeding homeless spotlights ministry of parish
June 6, 2011

Arrest of Ukrainian pastor denied
June 6, 2011

God to remain in Russian anthem
June 6, 2011

Believers fined and penalized for resisting sign of Antichrist
June 1, 2011

Patriarch's power grows with creation of new dioceses
June 1, 2011

Ukrainian evangelical minister accused of fraud
June 2, 2011

Disputes over who may be church members
June 1, 2011

Church's social ministry curtailed
May 31, 2011

Duma considers removing "God" from national anthem
May 31, 2011

Intentional anti-Jehovhist wave of discrimination
May 30, 2011

Orthodox activists attack gay rights advocates
May 30, 2011

Counter-extremism agents harass Jehovah's Witnesses
May 30, 2011

Orthodox believers upset with church
May 16, 2011

Moscow police prepare for homosexual demonstration
May 27, 2011

Jehovah's Witnesses charged with exclusivity
May 27, 2011

State financing of church
May 25, 2011

Squabbling Muslim leadership in dispute over court decision
May 26, 2011

Prosecutor wins appeal over Jehovah's Witness
May 26, 2011

Muslim social organization liquidated
May 25, 2011

Police prepare to block gay parade in Moscow
May 25, 2011

Protest by Moscow patriarchate churches in Ukraine removed
May 16, 2011

Jehovah's Witness beaten at police station
May 12, 2011

Ukrainian fascists turn violent
May 10, 2011

Jehovah's Witnesses arrested for promoting faith
May 10, 2011

Far Eastern Orthodox Jewish community liquidated
April 27, 2011

Jehovah's Witnesses file third stage of appeal
May 6, 2011

Almost one third of Ukrainian churches protestant
May 6, 2011

Orthodox Church opposes homosexual demonstration
May 5, 2011

Unregistered Baptists (Initsiativniki) persecuted in Belarus
April 23, 2011

Survey finds more Russian believers than previously
May 3, 2011

Ukrainian official boosts Moscow patriarchate
May 4, 2011

Jehovah's Witness fined for refusing son's blood transfusion
May 4, 2011

Ukrainian Orthodox churches vie over cathedral
May 3, 2011

Altai Supreme Court to review Jehovah's Witness case
May 3, 2011

Possible to get off list of extremist literature
May 3, 2011

Prosecutor pursues Siberian Pentecostals
April 28, 2011

Moscow church building project begins
May 2, 2011

Youth and seniors celebrate Easter
April 29, 2011

Sentence for inciting hatred appealed to European court
April 27, 2011

Judicial persecution of Jehovah's Witness continues
April 27, 2011

Patriarch seeks more control in Ukraine
April 27, 2011

Russian protestants number about 1.5 million
April 27, 2011

Library with Jehovah's Witnesses literature fined
April 25, 2011

Ukrainian president mends fences with church leaders
April 21, 2011

Patriarch exchanges Easter eggs with top politicians
April 24, 2011

Moscow church awaits end of Ukrainian schism
April 20, 2011

Cossacks back Orthodox church construction
April 20, 2011

Church construction debate continues
April 19, 2011

Jehovah's Witnesses service disrupted
April 19, 2011

Prosecutor harasses Pentecostals
April 19, 2011

Jehovah's Witness acquitted
April 15, 2011

Muslim leader clarifies suggestion about Russian coat of arms
April 15, 2011

Discussion of Moscow church construction continues
April 15, 2011

Muslims still seek more mosques in Moscow
April 15, 2011

Muscovites want more churches
April 13, 2011

Report of vandalism against church refuted
April 12, 2011

Hostility against building churches in Moscow turns violent
April 12, 2011

Pentecostals win legal appeal
April 11, 2011

Followers of Krishna lose housing
April 11, 2011

Islamic party of Azerbaijan unregistered
April 11, 2011

Ukrainian president seeks to mend relations with churches
April 5, 2011

Biased study of Jehovah's Witnesses literature admitted into court
April 8, 2011

American embassy hears information about religious liberty in Russia
March 31, 2011

"Bible of contemporary antisemitism" approved by Russian prosecutor
March 31, 2011

Court heeds psychiatric assessment of Pentecostals
March 30, 2011

New Ukrainian Greek Catholic leader to visit pope
March 29, 2011

New supreme bishop of Ukrainian Uniates
March 28, 2011

Proposed restrictions on religious literature distribution
March 25, 2011

Concerted campaign against Jehovah's Witnesses
March 24, 2011

Unregistered Baptists denounce proposed law on literature distribution
March 22, 2011

Siberian Jehovah's Witnesses plan appeal to European court
March 11, 2011

Attempt to find Muhammed's teaching extremist fails
March 10, 2011

Jehovah's Witnesses children harassed
March 10, 2011

Conversion from protestantism to Orthodoxy
March 4, 2011

Patriarchate to mark centennial of revolution with martyrs' church
March 4, 2011

Patriarch receives Israeli ambassador
March 3, 2011

Religious drug treatment organization faces ban
March 2, 2011

Patriarchate misunderstood change in teaching religion in schools
March 2, 2011

Lawless campaign against "extremism"
February 25, 2011

Provincial legislation seeks to revive thwarted federal attempt to ban public evangelism
February 25, 2011

Jehovah's Witnesses literature categorized with drug use
February 24, 2011

Prosecutor calls for increased law enforcement against minority religions
February 21, 2011

Ukrainian government not consulting religious organizations
February 21, 2011

Pope and patriarch may meet soon
February 21, 2011

Ukrainian court favors Moscow patriarchate
February 21, 2011

Rights activist speaks out for Jehovah's Witnesses
February 21, 2011

Rights activist speaks out for Jehovah's Witnesses
February 11, 2011

Russian court defies European Court for Human Rights
February 17, 2011

Soviet style interference in protestant activity
February 15, 2011

Moscow patriarchate attacks Kiev patriarch
February 15, 2011

Jehovah's Witnesses lose appeal in district court
February 10, 2011

Russian president urges attention to religious criminality
February 13, 2011

Criminal case against Jehovah's Witnesses
February 11, 2011

Ukrainian Catholic leader retires
February 11, 2011

Jehovah's Witness charged in south Russia
February 9, 2011

Rights advocates lament Ukrainian church situation
February 9, 2011

Siberian Jehovah's Witnesses face criminal charges
February 8, 2011

Orthodox bishops respond to public criticism
February 7, 2011

Ukrainian Catholics frightened by state practice
February 4, 2011

Russian president meets Orthodox leaders
February 3, 2011

Scandals against Ukrainian clergy sought
February 1, 2011

Ukrainian lawmakers request examination of possible fraud in transfer to parishes to Moscow
February 1, 2011

UPTsMP mocks Patriarch Filaret
January 27, 2011

Ukrainian president promotes change in religious policy
January 19, 2011

Ukrainian city government restricts Baptists
January 26, 2011

Ukrainian bishops criticize government actions
January 24, 2011

Americans robbed in Voronezh
January 25, 2011

Moscow's plot to destroy Ukrainian churches
January 20, 2011

Trial of Jehovah's Witness drags on
January 20, 2011

Ukrainian politician takes on patriarch
January 20, 2011

Russian press reports president participated in Epiphany bathing
January 20, 2011

Russians mark Baptism of the Lord
January 19, 2011

Jehovah's Witnesses' magazines ruled extremist
January 19, 2011

Western Ukrainian politicians object to Yanukovich's policy
January 18, 2011

President Yanukovich spurns Patriarch Kirill
January 18, 2011

Ukrainian lawmakers object to pro-Moscow policy
January 17, 2011

Patriarchal feud: Filaret versus Kirill
January 12, 2011

Protestants in Kazakhstan attract Orthodox believers
January 14, 2011

Jehovah's Witnesses versus Armenian state
January 12, 2011

Pentecostal school children disciplined by teachers
January 12, 2011

Sunday day of protests in Kaliningrad
January 10, 2011

Judge rules in Jehovah's Witnesses' favor
January 10, 2011

Ukrainian politicians attend Christmas services
January 7, 2011

Russian leaders observe Orthodox Christmas Eve vigil
January 7, 2011

Russia moves to implement return of religious property
January 6, 2011

Russia faces demographic crisis
January 6, 2011

Moscow on alert against holiday violence
January 6, 2011

State support of church strong in Belgorod province
January 4, 2011

State support of church strong in Belgorod province
January 5, 2011
 
 


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