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Pentecostal head gives spiritual counsel in relic of soviet pressm
January 2, 2014

Ukrainian Orthodox leader warns against Russian imperialism
December 31, 2013

Prominent Orthodox spokesman disciplined: victim of homosexual scandal
December 31, 2013

Muslim leaders try to promote public calm
December 30, 2013

Security measures established to protect mosques
December 30, 2013

Russian Muslim leaders speak out about Volgograd bomb
December 29, 2013

Arbitrary police action against evangelicals
December 28, 2013

Unregistered Baptists raided by police in Belarus
December 28, 2013

Patriarch publicly announces synod's position on surrogate mothers
December 28, 2013

Jehovah's Witnesses ask court for protection
December 27, 2013

Patriarchate fights surrogate maternity
December 26, 2013

Patriarchate against progressive culture
December 25, 2013

Antisemitic vandalism in south Russia
December 24, 2013

No persecution of Orthodox in Tatarstan
December 25, 2013

Military chaplain for Muslim cossacks
December 23, 2013

Patriarchate claims Orthodox being persecuted in Muslim-dominated republic
December 24, 2013

Some statistical growth in Russian religious practice
December 24, 2013

Patriarch addresses problems of Muslim population of Moscow
December 20, 2013

Patriarch's diocese expands slowly
December 20, 2013

Ukrainian Orthodox church not seeking separation from Moscow
December 19, 2013

Religious leaders display variety of responses to Ukrainian situation
December 18, 2013

Jews summarize revitalization in postsoviet Russia, look to future
December 17, 2013

Appeal of ruling against Quran upheld
December 17, 2013

Ukrainian disorders may produce unified Ukrainian Orthodox Church
December 16, 2013

Pro-Moscow Ukrainian church leader criticizes protesters
December 16, 2013

Pro-Moscow Orthodox figures promoting homophobia
December 16, 2013

Diverse Ukrainian religious leaders side with protesters
December 15, 2013

Head of Ukrainian church tries to mediate
December 13, 2013

Oppositionist Orthodox priests address protesters
December 13, 2013

Russian money sign reminds of Christian symbol
December 13, 2013

Ukrainian church leaders address President Yanukovich
December 13, 2013

Orthodox clergy divided over protest
December 13, 2013

Supreme Court orders reconsideration of "Pussy Riot" sentence
December 12, 2013

Orthodox against the protestors, support Yanukovich
December 12, 2013

Ukrainian president summons help from clergy, among others
December 12, 2013

Religious leaders cooperate with former Ukrainian presidents
December 11, 2013

Ukrainian religious groups support Maidan
December 11, 2013

Maidan uprising divides Ukrainian evangelicals
December 11, 2013

Ukrainian Greek Catholic bishops aid protesters
December 11, 2013

Report of Supreme Court judgment in "Pussy Riot" case
December 10, 2013

Ukrainian religious leaders seek resolution of conflict
December 10, 2013

Ukrainian church leaders rejoice over blow to Lenin
December 9, 2013

Church exhortation for Ukrainian protest
December 9, 2013

Moscow-affiliated Ukrainian church calls for nonviolence
December 6, 2013

Anti-European Orthodox Ukrainians stage demonstration
December 6, 2013

Muslim girls may be allowed to wear hijabs in schools
December 6, 2013

Russian leaders reject Orthodox exclusivity
December 6, 2013

Long Interview: Ukrainian patriarch comments on developments
December 2, 2013

Orthodox spokesman bad-mouths liberals
December 4, 2013

Orthodox church ready to help in crisis
December 4, 2013

Opposition leader asks for religious leaders' help
December 4, 2013

Ukrainian protestants express concern
December 4, 2013

Priests pray for Ukrainian protesters
December 4, 2013

Extremist Muslims have declared war on Orthodoxy
December 2, 2013

Patriarch opposes new Russian translation of Bible
December 2, 2013

Jehovah's Witnesses report harassment
November 29, 2013

Ukrainian church leaders support protesters
December 2, 2013

Ukrainian Orthodox rally for ties with Russia
December 2, 2013

Muslim politicians urge recognition of Islam's historic contribution to Russian culture
November 28, 2013

Orthodoxy aids recreation of Russian empire
November 28, 2013

Jehovah's Witnesses break law by reading together
November 28, 2013

21st-century Russian Bible needed
November 26, 2013

Clash of secularists versus clericalists heats up
November 27, 2013

Extreme Islamist organization exposed in Moscow
November 27, 2013

Ukrainian religious leaders urge prayers for Ukraine
November 26, 2013

Putin calls on pope
November 26, 2013

Prominent Orthodox spokesman sympathetic to constitutional amendment
November 26, 2013

Suggestion to insert Orthodoxy into Russian constitution stirs debate
November 25, 2013

Church to receive 3 billion rubles from state in 2014-2015
November 20, 2013

Evangelicals win in kangaroo court
November 22, 2013

Alleged pedophile priest big current story
November 20, 2013

Rights advocate does not defend Muslims' rights
November 22, 2013

Court overrules beliefs of presumed Jehovah's Witnesses
November 20, 2013

Orthodox nationalists fight Ukraine's approach to EU
November 21, 2013

Muslim leaders affirm Moscow's mosque shortage
November 21, 2013

Patriarch celebrates his birthday
November 20, 2013

Moscow's mosque shortage
November 20, 2013

Nationwide attack on religious opposition perceived
November 19, 2013

Muslim cult members dispersed
November 19, 2013

Majority of Russians want Orthodox president
November 12, 2013

Hundreds of Muslims arrested at house of worship
November 18, 2013

Arson in Orthodox churches
November 18, 2013

Russian nationalists harass Jews in Ukraine
November 15, 2013

Parliament addresses when religious organizations need permission
November 15, 2013

Jehovah's Witness faces incitement and endangerment accusations
November 15, 2013

Alleged pedophile priest big current story
November 14, 2013

National leaders address "extremism" gambit
November 13, 2013

Pentecostals butter-up Kremlin
November 8, 2013

Muslim conflict abates
November 8, 2013

Putin may bring pope and patriarch together
November 8, 2013

Orthodox extremists continue anti-gay mood
November 7, 2013

Moscow struggles with mosque building
November 6, 2013

Anti-Jehovah's Witnesses incidents seem to abate in October
November 6, 2013

Vandalism of Russian churches echoes social tensions
November 5, 2013

Communists may be believers
November 4, 2013

Members of banned Jehovah's Witnesses congregation on trial
November 4, 2013

Disputes among Russian Muslims continue
November 1, 2013

Orthodox extremists disperse Halloween celebrants
November 1, 2013

Jehovah's Witnesses school teachers harassed
November 1, 2013

Public tension between patriarch and president?
October 31, 2013

Russians resist alien holiday
October 30, 2013

President spotlights Jewish and Muslim leaders
October 30, 2013

Parody by pseudoreligion conducted in Russian cities
October 30, 2013

St. Petersburg administration rebuffs Mormons
October 24, 2013

Patriarchate fears more bureaucracy in relations with state
October 29, 2013

Orthodox tap state budget
October 28, 2013

Liberal critique of Russian schools
October 28, 2013

Suicide bus bomb provokes tensions
October 24, 2013

Russian president takes personal interest in ethnic picture
October 22, 2013

High court approves religion classes in schools
October 18, 2013

Violence against mosques
October 16, 2013

Provincial authorities interfere with Mormons' activity
October 16, 2013

Fears of new Council for Religious Affairs
October 18, 2013

Disturbances shake Muslim community on eve of holiday
October 14, 2013

Political positions of Orthodox Church sometimes regretted
October 14, 2013

Interview: Translator of banned Quran
October 7, 2013

Obscure sect attracts lawmaker's attention
October 7, 2013

Patriarch greets president on his birthday
October 7, 2013

Long document: Compendium of recent persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses
September 12, 2013

Moscow authorities drag feet on construction of mosques
October 3, 2013

Orthodox, Catholics, Evangelicals agree on Ukrainian premier's case
October 3, 2013

Strife among Muslims
October 2, 2013

Rebuttal of charges on cause of Quran ban
October 2, 2013

Dispute among Nizhny Novogorod Muslims continues
October 1, 2013

Muslim leader says other Muslim leaders behind ban of Quran
October 1, 2013

Objection to ban of Russian Quran
September 30, 2013

Mormons accused of aiding CIA
September 30, 2013

Leadership dispute among Muslims continues
September 30, 2013

Court throws out case against Jehovah's Witness
September 27, 2013

Scholars criticize misuse of expert analyses in trials of believers
September 26, 2013

Orthodox bishop fights Marriott hotel
September 26, 2013

Muslims look to official Russian version of Quran
September 25, 2013

Russians mingle religion with politics
September 25, 2013

Muslim leaders debate court decision against Quran
September 23, 2013

Putin promotes Christian traditions
September 19, 2013

Russian officials yield to pressure on religious clothing
September 18, 2013

Scriptures of major world religion declared "extremist" in Russia
September 18, 2013

Conflict between traditional and nontraditional Muslim leaders
September 17, 2013

Provincial official permissive on religious clothing in schools
September 16, 2013

Another believers' feelings law proposed
September 16, 2013

Supreme Court rules in Jehovah's Witnesses' favor
September 16, 2013

Little clarification yet on alleged Jehovah's Witnesses action
September 10, 2013

Political dimension of patriarch's messages
September 12, 2013

Court threatens Jehovah's Witnesses Internet activity
September 12, 2013

Jehovah's Witnesses deny accusations of vandalism
September 12, 2013

Ombudsman wins case in favor of Jehovah's Witnesses
September 10, 2013

New Russian commissioner for religion takes up duties
September 10, 2013

Patriarchal travel has political connotations
September 9, 2013

Patriarch carries Russian imperial aims to Romanians
September 8, 2013

High Orthodox official draws overflow crowd to lecture in university
September 6, 2013

Islam scholar at odds with Muslim leadership in Kazan
September 5, 2013

Bureaucrats bungle anti-extremism conspiracy
September 5, 2013

Moderate Muslim expert harassed by bureaucrats
September 4, 2013

Ombudsman protects Jehovah's Witnesses in court--sequel
September 3, 2013

Putin challenged on anti-opposition campaign
September 3, 2013

Provincial court protects rights of evangelicals
September 2, 2013

Appeals court supports fine of Jehovah's Witnesses for meeting
August 30, 2013

Sense of humor absent in case of parody of religion
August 27, 2013

Russian Muslims hounded on pretense of terrorism
August 27, 2013

Rights advocates question proposed new rules governing religious activities
August 27, 2013

Russian ombudsman protects Jehovah's Witnesses in court
August 26, 2013

Ukrainian Jewish leaders seek to reduce friction
August 23, 2013

Tensions in society produce vandalism
August 23, 2013

Ukrainian antisemites desecrate Jewish New Year
August 21, 2013

Scientology fights back
August 22, 2013

God or Caesar: politics dividing Russian evangelicals
August 21, 2013

Flimsy logic bans Scientologists: name itself outlaws them
August 21, 2013

Anti-gay and anti-Mormon lawmaker entangled in arson incident
August 19, 2013

Muslim woman charged with extremism
August 16, 2013

Jehovah's Witness refuses to let prosecutor drop charges
August 15, 2013

Muslim leaders lose judicial appeal
August 15, 2013

Church criticizes supporter of same-sex marriage
August 15, 2013

Russian government increases regulation of religious groups
August 14, 2013

Radical defense of St. Petersburg Mormons
August 13, 2013

Problem of insufficient prayer sites for Muslims in Moscow
August 13, 2013

Even attacking extremism is extremism
August 12, 2013

Ukrainian evangelicals attack representative of American-inspired evangelism
August 12, 2013

Assassination of priest spotlights failure of church
August 9, 2013

Secular officials want Orthodox experts to decide about royal family
August 9, 2013

Fourth failure to convict Jehovah's Witness for extremist literature
August 9, 2013

Jehovah's Witnesses persecuted more than others
August 6, 2013

Russian government proposes elimination of offensive provisions of religion law
August 9, 2013

Large funeral for murdered priest
August 8, 2013

Muslim participation in celebration declines
August 8, 2013

Assassinated priest in conflict with church whole adult life
August 7, 2013

Assassinated priest was critic of patriarchate
August 6, 2013

Prominent Orthodox dissident from soviet period murdered
August 5, 2013

St. Petersburg citizens reject Mormons
July 30, 2013

Ecumenical patriarch meddles in Ukraine
July 30, 2013

Muslim virtual evangelist detained
July 30, 2013

Mormons resisted in St. Petersburg
July 29, 2013

Long article: Persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses
July 22, 2013

Patriarchate claims public supports anti-gay position
July 23, 2013

Anti-Muslim terror act in south Russia averted
July 22, 2013

Patriarch supports Putin's anti-gay campaign
July 21, 2013

Local officials yield to Orthodox against Jehovah's Witnesses
July 18, 2013

Russia maximizes claims of Christian origins
July 18, 2013

Independent Muslim television nixed
July 17, 2013

Popular 20th century Moscow saint honored
July 16, 2013

Tatarstan works around national ban on hijabs
July 16, 2013

Russian Muslims have not recovered from soviet-era damage
July 15, 2013

Headscarves not a Russian Muslim tradition
July 15, 2013

Court trials of Kazakhstan believers continue
July 13, 2013

Varieties of reactions to Supreme Court support of anti-Muslim orders
July 12, 2013

Supreme Court approves anti-Muslim regulation
July 10, 2013

Supreme Court hearing issue of wearing hijabs in schools
July 10, 2013

Pre-holiday events celebrating 1025th anniversary of Baptism of Rus
July 6, 2013

Ukrainian church politics gets ugly
July 4, 2013

Russian protestants self-destructing
July 4, 2013

School boycott threatened if hijabs are banned
July 4, 2013

Disconnect between official policy and individual practice
July 1, 2013

Christian expert community to be developed
July 1, 2013

Two unlicensed religious schools shut down
July 3, 2013

Dangers of religious feelings law
July 2, 2013

Ukrainian Orthodox seek unity
July 2, 2013

It's the law; now what?
July 1, 2013

Protestant leader under severe house arrest
July 1, 2013

Patriarchate tries to limit damages in highly publicized scandal
June 28, 2013

Extreme nationalists combat Scientologists
June 28, 2013

Ukrainian church looks to succession to Patriarch Filaret
June 28, 2013

Religion rights expert identifies antiprotestant network
June 27, 2013

Religious feelings law cited against officially favored news agency
June 27, 2013

Russian law enforcement entangled in Muslim disputes
June 25, 2013

Southern Russian governor dictates school wear
June 24, 2013

Russian government devises new law for squeezing religion
June 24, 2013

Change in government personnel for religious matters
June 24, 2013

Muslim cleric escapes murder attempt
June 24, 2013

Universalist speculation of theologian troubles Orthodox community
June 23, 2013

Russian parliament expands antiextremism gambit for religious persecution
June 21, 2013

After Semchenko, Ponomarev: Latest government attack on critics of religious policy
June 21, 2013

Court defies evidence and reason in ruling against Jehovah's Witnesses
June 20, 2013

What can protestants do about leader's arrest?
June 20, 2013

US State Department criticizes Russian parliament's anti-gay agenda
June 19, 2013

Sociological survey shows shallowness of Russians' belief
June 18, 2013

Leaders of Ukrainian Christian sect charged
June 18, 2013

Ukrainian evangelicals in leadership dispute
June 18, 2013

Baptist leader urges respect for Semchenko's presumption of innocence
June 17, 2013

Extremist Islam growing in Central Asia
June 17, 2013

Protestant wheeler-dealer charged with petty economic crimes
June 14, 2013

Catholic parish slowly gaining reprieve
June 14, 2013

Muslims object to ban on hijabs
June 14, 2013

Illegal Baptist rehab program shut down
June 13, 2013

Parliament grants Orthodox church its wishes
June 13, 2013

View of Putins' divorce disputed
June 13, 2013

Public support for eliminating theology from physics institute
June 12, 2013

Parliament set to pass law against homosexual speech; ombudsman demurs while church welcomes
June 11, 2013

Parliament set to pass religious feelings law; ombudsman demurs
June 11, 2013

Russian government proposes new impediments to outdoor religious activity
June 11, 2013

Scientists object to teaching theology in physics institute
June 11, 2013

Moscow mayor's anti-Muslim rhetoric
June 10, 2013

Faint expression of opposition still surfaces in provinces
June 9, 2013

Latest restrictions on religious freedom in Russia official
June 8, 2013

Orthodox perspective on Putin divorce
June 7, 2013

Inspection leads to massive detention of Muslims
June 7, 2013

Jehovah's Witnesses win blood transfusion case in European court
June 6, 2013

Muslim leaders resist secular school uniform
June 6, 2013

Education minister undecided on success of teaching religion in schools
June 6, 2013

Suppression of religious clothing in schools Russia-wide
June 6, 2013

Pope Francis will not go to Ukraine in 2013
June 5, 2013

Jehovah's Witnesses report nine cases of intolerance in May
June 5, 2013

Rectification of communist church confiscations still unresolved
May 31, 2013

Expert thinks religious feelings law bad for Orthodox Church
May 31, 2013

Prosecutor's check leads to charge against Jehovah's Witnesses
May 31, 2013

Experts survey current Russian religion conditions
May 29, 2013

Majority of Ukrainian churches are Orthodox
May 30, 2013

Pentecostals face threats to worship facilities
May 29, 2013

Orthodox theological pioneer receives recognition
May 29, 2013

Vigilantes gloat over clashes with gays
May 28, 2013

Russian government seeks to punish religious groups more severely
May 28, 2013

Advocates for gay rights meet opposition in Russia, Ukraine, Georgia
May 27, 2013

NOTICE: No permit for Kiev gay parade but defiance still expected
May 24, 2013

Russian official objects to American criticism
May 24, 2013

Conflict over gay parade foreseen in Kiev
May 24, 2013

Ukrainian religious organizations oppose gay rights demonstrations
May 23, 2013

Muslim leaders defend religious classics
May 23, 2013

Jehovah's Witnesses win court appeal
May 23, 2013

Minority religious groups in Russia to be targeted
May 22, 2013

American State Department criticizes Russian and Belarusian religious conditions
May 22, 2013

Russia gets international scrutiny on gay rights
May 22, 2013

State Duma passes believers' feelings bill
May 21, 2013

Patriarch Kirill opposes gay rights
May 21, 2013

Former soviet capitals confront gay rights
May 20, 2013

Patriarch Kirill resurrects spirit of soviet era celebrations
May 16, 2013

Religious feelings law still being tweaked
May 17, 2013

Conflicts among Ukrainian bishops
May 15, 2013

Kazan mosque shut down
May 15, 2013

Church drawn into dispute about Stalin
May 14, 2013

Believers' feeling draft law amended
May 14, 2013

Belorusian Baptist preacher fined for conducting service
May 9, 2013

Muslim extremists advancing in Tatarstan
May 9, 2013

Ukrainian neocharismatics stage big rally
May 8, 2013

Persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses
May 8, 2013

God's Word for the Tatars
May 7, 2013

Patriarch of Kiev commends president's mercy toward opposition
May 7, 2013

Orthodox activist challenges opposition rally
May 6, 2013

Materials for terrorist act intercepted
May 6, 2013

Patriarch Kirill tries to steal show in Baptism jubilee
May 6, 2013

Karl Marx's birthday linked with Easter in Lenin's birthplace
May 6, 2013

Highest government figures join patriarch for Easter
May 5, 2013

Widespread support for imprisoned ex-premier of Ukraine
May 4, 2013

Number of Orthodox believers decreasing
April 11, 2013

Dissident Orthodox expand ranks
May 2, 2013

Historic grave vandalized
May 1, 2013

Proposed legislation threatens rights
April 30, 2013

Proposed amendment of religion law changes very little
April 30, 2013

Security forces targeting Muslim leadership council
April 29, 2013

Security personnel raid Muslim prayer house
April 27, 2013

Prosecutorial harassment of Muslims
April 26, 2013

Prosecutorial inspection leads to far-fetched charge of extremism
April 26, 2013

Restoration work in Moscow landmark convent
April 26, 2013

Russian president expects other countries to respect Russian morals
April 26, 2013

Muslims draw Putin into extremism controversy
April 25, 2013

Prosecutors seek foreign agents in Orthodox Church
April 25, 2013

Government restoring historic churches
April 25, 2013

Putin opposes hijabs in schools
April 25, 2013

Cheliabinsk mayor trusts mosques to combat extremism
April 24, 2013

Local state support of Orthodoxy
April 24, 2013

Ukrainian president meets with religious leaders
April 23, 2013

Unfair privileges for Orthodoxy proposed
April 23, 2013

Fire inspection shuts down Pentecostal ministry
April 22, 2013

Tax evasion case against Hajj tour operator
April 23, 2013

Ukraine finally accommodating religious organizations
April 22, 2013

Will Moscow patriarch meet pope in Ukraine?
April 22, 2013

Competing Muslim administrations in Russia
April 22, 2013

New Muslim leader in Tatarstan
April 19, 2013

Inspection crackdown reaches Hindus
April 19, 2013

Non-Orthodox religions threatened
April 19, 2013

Jehovah's Witnesses' service interrupted
April 18, 2013

Prosecutor forces school to change dress code
April 18, 2013

Inspection crackdown reaches religious organizations
April 17, 2013

Patriarch pushes for new churches in Moscow
April 17, 2013

Intimidation of alternative Orthodox
April 16, 2013

Changes in believers' feelings bill revealed to nonparliamentary parties
April 16, 2013

Church shortage in many parts of Moscow
April 15, 2013

Current crackdown hits Jehovah's Witnesses
April 15, 2013

Website collects signatures opposing believers' feelings law
April 15, 2013

Kiev planning its own baptism jubilee
April 15, 2013

President justifies crackdown on NGOs
April 12, 2013

Restraints on commercial activity of church
April 12, 2013

Orthodox nationalists confront Scientologists
April 11, 2013

Defenders of believers' feelings law speak out
April 11, 2013

Initial adoption of believers' feelings bill prompts dissent
April 10, 2013

Jewish mystics eyed as extremists
April 9, 2013

Flawed bill considered by parliament
April 9, 2013

Federal prosecutor's office brings extremism case against Jehovah's Witnesses
April 8, 2013

Violence marks controversy over building 200 churches in Moscow
April 8, 2013

Extremism case against Jehovah's Witness botched
April 5, 2013

Religious extremism in social network
April 4, 2013

Systematic harassment of NGOs underway
April 4, 2013

Toward a national ban on hijabs in schools
April 4, 2013

Parents complain Orthodoxy being imposed on children
April 3, 2013

Prosecutor protests punishment of hijab wearer
April 3, 2013

Muslim fined for extremist material
April 2, 2013

Crackdown on NGOs hits Muslim parish
April 2, 2013

Mosque construction in Kostroma
April 2, 2013

Crackdown on NGOs includes religious groups
April 1, 2013

Governor threatens non-Orthodox groups
April 1, 2013

Orthodox nationalists criticize opponents of constructing churches
March 29, 2013

Gay parades possible but unlikely in Moscow
March 28, 2013

Religion law to be amended to keep extremists out
March 28, 2013

Muslims charged with distribution of "extremist" materials
March 27, 2013

Public figures speak out about attack on cross
March 26, 2013

Gays plan protest Sunday
March 26, 2013

FSB threatens clergyman who defended "Pussy Riot"
March 25, 2013

University bans clothing of religious significance
March 25, 2013

Action on believers' feelings law delayed
March 25, 2013

Muslims lose case on wearing head covering in schools
March 22, 2013

Mosque construction hits snag
March 21, 2013

Gay Pride wins in provincial court
March 20, 2013

Tatarstan wants harsher approach to extremism
March 20, 2013

Vigilante protest results in property damage
March 20, 2013

Controversy on religious feelings law goes on
March 19, 2013

Orthodox vigilantes attack modern viewpoints
March 19, 2013

Misuse of "extremism" charge against Jehovist tract
March 18, 2013

Russian parliament to take up another law on religious feelings
March 18, 2013

New pope a friend of Russian Orthodox Church
March 15, 2013

Will patriarch meet new pope?
March 14, 2013

Celebration of Christianization of Rus touches nationalist issues
March 14, 2013

Justice ministry clarifies need for permit for religious event
March 13, 2013

Two books lead to lawsuit to end Muslim organization's activity
March 14, 2013

Orthodox church intervenes in schools' religion course
March 13, 2013

Sale of "extremist" literature checked
March 13, 2013

Orthodox priest "extremist"
March 13, 2013

Discussion of anti-blasphemy law continues
March 13, 2013

Local schools violate principles of religion course
March 12, 2013

Court protects Jehovah's Witness' rights
March 12, 2013

No mosque in Stavropol
March 11, 2013

Vandalism in church of Arkhangelsk
March 11, 2013

Patriarch upset by news media criticism
March 7, 2013

Muslim creed examined for extremism
March 7, 2013

Authorities approve mosque in Tambov
March 6, 2013

Russian president wants action against extremism
March 5, 2013

Debate on mosque construction continues
March 4, 2013

Muslim religion teacher shot
March 4, 2013

Jehovah's Witnesses' building attacked
March 1, 2013

Moscow mayor unsympathetic to mosque construction
March 1, 2013

Russian court settles prolonged case in Pentecostals' favor
February 28, 2013

Court bans healing cult
February 28, 2013

Fundamentalist Muslim cult banned
February 27, 2013

Legal victory for Jehovah's Witness
February 22, 2013

Ukrainian lawmakers pray together
February 27, 2013

Protestant leaders discuss plans
February 22, 2013

Fines for interfering with Jehovah's Witnesses' meeting
February 26, 2013

Financial conditions of clergy in spotlight
February 25, 2013

Courts punish Orthodox protesting electronic identification
February 25, 2013

Russian parliament moves to expand extremism ploy
February 22, 2013

Orthodox clergy oppose protecting feelings of sects
February 22, 2013

Officials interfere in Muslim organizational conflict
February 22, 2013

Critic of Orthodox church under attack
February 21, 2013

One-year anniversary of "Pussy Riot"
February 21, 2013

Deputies still trying to get religious feelings law
February 19, 2013

Legal restrictions on religion foreseen
February 19, 2013

Russian meteor fulfills Jesus' prediction
February 19, 2013

New political party promoted by Orthodox church
February 18, 2013

Anti-Jewish violence in Lenin's birthplace
February 17, 2013

Officials arrest more Nursi followers
February 15, 2013

God sends a meteor to Russia
February 15, 2013

Muslims still trying to get rid of clothing regulations
February 15, 2013

Anti-Jehovah's Witnesses attacks continue, but also on decline
February 15, 2013

First day of questioning in imams' case
February 14, 2013

Muslims arrested while at prayer
February 14, 2013

Dialogue between Kremlin and religion leaders
February 13, 2013

Government devises another way to use "extremism" ploy
February 13, 2013

Jehovah's Witnesses accused of promoting conscientious objection
February 12, 2013

President Putin echoes Orthodox council's rejection of European trend
February 12, 2013

High profile trial on alleged extremist Muslim works
February 12, 2013

Muslims take dress question to court
February 12, 2013

Sweep of migrants in St. Petersburg
February 11, 2013

Church spokesman avoids Stalingrad question
February 8, 2013

Muslims accused of supporting extremist organization
February 8, 2013

Ukrainian Orthodox use variety of languages for worship
February 7, 2013

Moscow patriarchate accuses Ukrainian Uniates of fostering schism
February 6, 2013

Outbreak of troubles between Ukraine and Washington
February 6, 2013

President's council prepares changes in religious feelings law
February 6, 2013

Patriarchal spokesman says Stalin did good and bad
February 6, 2013

Bishops side with reactionary objections to technology
February 4, 2013

Orthodox bishops dislike trends in family law
February 4, 2013

Patriarch's organization supports restoration of Stalingrad
February 5, 2013

Putin spotlights Orthodox conclave
February 2, 2013

Putin in flurry of comments on religion
February 1, 2013

Resistance to building mosques near Moscow
January 30, 2013

Restructuring of Orthodox church in Ukraine
January 29, 2013

"Return to Stalingrad its name"
January 29, 2013

Government neither supports nor opposes religious feelings law
January 28, 2013

Patriarch Kirill drawing Georgian church to Russia
January 29, 2013

Protestant minority deserves recognition
January 28, 2013

Government criticizes religious feelings bill
January 27, 2013

Orthodox church disappointed with weak enrollment in religion courses
January 24, 2013

President's council discusses religious feelings law
January 23, 2013

Another Orthodox priest muzzled
January 23, 2013

Justice Ministry proposes amending religion law to restrict large religious gatherings
January 21, 2013

Russians keep tradition of Baptism of the Lord
January 18, 2013

Vandalism against religious symbols continues
January 18, 2013

Considerable media attention to priest's ban
January 17, 2013

Orthodox cleric who supported "Pussy Riot" disciplined
January 16, 2013

USA publishes harsh criticism of Russian religious situation
January 8, 2013

Muslim website targeted
January 15, 2013

Ministry of Education tries to accommodate Muslims on dress question
January 14, 2013

Various religious confessions represented in anti-Putin protest
January 14, 2013

Tatarstan administration threatened by radical Muslims
January 14, 2013

Muslim leader's home vandalized in Ingushetia
January 14, 2013

Work on believers' feelings law resumes
January 11, 2013

Jewish house of worship being built in Muslim republic
January 11, 2013

Jehovah's Witnesses harassed in 8 Russian regions in December
January 10, 2013

Interview with Jehovah's Witnesses Russian leader
January 10, 2013

Patriarch calls church to care for disabled children
January 9, 2013

Patriarch spotlights orphans in Christmas message
January 7, 2013

Attendance at Moscow Christmas services doubled over last year
January 7, 2013

President maintains tradition of low-profile church attendance
January 7, 2013

Pentecostal leader continues criticism of anti-adoption law
January 4, 2013

How Russians can celebrate holidays
January 3, 2013

Orthodox Church has surplus facilities
December 31, 2012

Orthodox bishop attacks Mormons
December 28, 2012

Pentecostal leader criticizes parliament for anti-adoption law
December 28, 2012

Moscow patriarchate confuses date of Christmas
December 27, 2012

More than year of harassment of Chuvash Jehovah's Witnesses
December 27, 2012

Muslim leader shot in northern Caucasus
December 27, 2012

Orthodox church's image damaged in 2012
December 26, 2012

Moscow lawmakers reject changes in religion law
December 25, 2012

Ukrainian Orthodox leader speaks of end of world
December 22, 2012

Rights advocate assesses recent news events
December 20, 2012

Growing Muslim population threatens Russia
December 17, 2012

Russian parliament gives final approval to anti-adoption law
December 21, 2012

Parliament approves law providing for religion classes
December 19, 2012

Jews add their bid for worship facilities
December 21, 2012

Orthodox leader reacts to Duma lawmakers
December 20, 2012

No religious clothing allowed in public schools in south Russia
December 20, 2012

Moscow mayor wants no new mosques in capital
December 20, 2012

Orthodox combat Scientologists
December 19, 2012

Ukrainian religious leaders want new freedom of conscience law
December 18, 2012

Effect of Constitutional Court's ruling unclear
December 17, 2012

Moscow mayor questions advisability of building new mosques
December 17, 2012

Number of professed Orthodox declining
December 17, 2012

Arson in Orthodox church in Kiev
December 16, 2012

Patriarch reaches out to Muslims
December 14, 2012

Jehovah's Witnesses win case in Russian federal court
December 13, 2012

Ukrainian Orthodox bishops criticize officials
December 13, 2012

Orthodox leaders mobilized to aid authorities
December 11, 2012

Church leaders criticize Ukrainian president's policy
December 11, 2012

Another "extremism" case against Russia to European court
December 12, 2012

Parochial schools receive state money
December 7, 2012

Siberian Pentecostals successful in fighting "extremism" gambit
December 10, 2012

Putin stirs up debate over Lenin's body
December 11, 2012

Ukrainian president signs restrictive law on religion
December 10, 2012

Religion in schools survives challenge
December 10, 2012

"Pussy Riot" gets European hearing
December 8, 2012

Recovery of church property slow process
December 7, 2012

Rights case sent to European court
December 5, 2012

Baptist Sunday school banned
December 3, 2012

Rights advocate questions court ruling of "extremism"
December 3, 2012

Muslim headscarves banned in schools
November 30, 2012

Conflict among Muslim institutions
November 30, 2012

Russians believe rumors of end of world
November 29, 2012

Patriarch defends teaching theology in state schools
November 29, 2012

"Extremist" literature confiscated from Muslim pilgrims
November 28, 2012
 
 


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