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Patriarch Kirill bestows honor on communist party leader
June 27, 2014

Orthodox rebels attack Mormons
June 30, 2014

Ukrainian army accused of firing on Moscow-oriented churches
June 30, 2014

People's Republic raises traditional Russian battlefield flag
June 30, 2014

Puzzle over Patriarch Kirill's visit to Ukraine
June 27, 2014

Ukrainian rebels say protestants collude with Americans
June 27, 2014

Ukrainian religions anticipate cooperation with president
June 27, 2014

European judge suggests Russia change laws to protect Jehovah's Witnesses
June 26, 2014

Moscow patriarchate attacks Ukrainian Catholics
June 26, 2014

Ukrainian president seeks help from churches
June 26, 2014

UPTsMP counters negative incidents
June 26, 2014

Ukrainian Orthodox feel threatened in Crimea
June 26, 2014

Protestant pastor kidnapped in Donetsk province
June 26, 2014

International religious support for Ukraine
June 25, 2014

Ukrainian Orthodox dispute relations with Moscow
June 25, 2014

Muslims under attack in Crimea
June 24, 2014

Protestants attacked in Donetsk People's Republic
June 24, 2014

Ukrainian Greek Catholic leader asks for reconciliation
June 23, 2014

Russian officials deny children's legal rights to follow their religion
June 23, 2014

Kiev monastery disavows Political Orthodoxy demonstration
June 22, 2014

Long article: Ukrainian president favorable toward Moscow church
June 19, 2014

Pro-Moscow Orthodox thugs marauding in east Ukraine
June 20, 2014

Ukrainian Orthodox synod uncritical toward Russia
June 19, 2014

UPTs Holy Synod appeals for end of bloodshed
June 19, 2014

Ukrainian Orthodox synod meets
June 19, 2014

Orthodox militants continue east Ukrainian rebellion
June 19, 2014

Patriarch Kirill's trip to Ukraine becomes focus of controversy
June 19, 2014

UPTsKP wages propaganda skirmish against Moscow patriarchate
June 18, 2014

UPTsMP leader gives interview to Moscow press
June 18, 2014

Russian church issues text of special prayer for peace
June 17, 2014

Pro-Russian militants target non-Orthodox religious groups
June 17, 2014

Commemoration of Ukrainian anticommunist leader made propaganda topic
June 17, 2014

Russian Baptist elder statesman gives wry interpretation of Baptist action
June 2014

Ukrainian protestant leader innocent victim of armed conflict
June 15, 2014

Ukrainian news source links rebels to Moscow patriarchate
June 13, 2014

Arson of Crimean mosque
June 13, 2014

Ecumenical statement hopes for interconfessional peace
June 12, 2014

Infringement of Muslim rights in Crimea draws complaint
June 12, 2014

Orthodox priest still detained in Ukraine
June 11, 2014

Russian Baptists issue resolutions on Ukraine and Putin
June 6, 2014

Ukrainian rebels project Orthodox identity
June 11, 2014

No longer acting president, Turchinov hosts prayer meeting in legislature
June 11, 2014

Jehovah's Witnesses shoot holes in fantasies of yesterday
June 10, 2014

Pro-Russian nationalists plan rally against western civilization
June 10, 2014

War in Donbass encompasses church buildings
June 9, 2014

Fantastic story blames Jehovah's Witnesses for aid to pro-Kiev fighters
June 9, 2014

Ukrainian president sends Pentecost greetings
June 8, 2014

MVD: Rebels use church grounds as artillery base; UPTs: Not true
June 6, 2014

In Crimea Pentecost will not be a day off
June 6, 2014

Home meetings illegal in Azerbaijan
June 5, 2014

Russian Baptists approve Putin's actions
June 5, 2014

Kiev government complains about abuse of Ukrainian Orthodox in Crimea
June 5, 2014

Christian charity caught in crossfire
June 5, 2014

Toll of disorders on Ukrainian churches
June 4, 2014

Orthodox church defends itself
June 4, 2014

Ukrainian official resists attempts to destroy Ukrainian religion in Crimea
June 4, 2014

Rebels capture and release religious figures
June 3, 2014

Ukrainian church leadership denounces violence in Crimea
June 3, 2014

Moscow patriarchate attacks Uniates in Ukraine
June 3, 2014

Protestant leaders address needs in Donetsk People's Republic
June 3, 2014

Number two leader of Moscow patriarchate floats innovative idea
June 3, 2014

Ukrainian rights advocates publicize religious persecution in Crimea
June 3, 2014

Donetsk diocese addresses "time of troubles"
June 2, 2014

Persecution of Ukrainian church in Crimea
June 2, 2014

Moscow patriarch gives brotherly counsel to Ukrainian metropolitan
May 30, 2014

Ukrainian church complains about reports in media
May 30, 2014

May report of harassment of Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia
May 30, 2014

Crimean Muslims seek normalization for activity
May 29, 2014

Ukrainian church tilts toward Kiev
May 29, 2014

Rebels in east Ukraine seize, threaten hostages
May 29, 2014

New Ukrainian leaders are prominent Orthodox believers
May 28, 2014

Long article: Patriarch Kirill voices support for Russian foreign policy
May 28, 2014

Moscow patriarch congratulates Poroshenko on election
May 27, 2014

American mission in Donetsk province seized by rebels
May 27, 2014

Controversy over Conchita involves Putin, church, government, and courts
May 26, 2014

Ukrainian troops capture priest among rebels
May 26, 2014

Ancient monument site of hope for future
May 23, 2014

Ukrainian source exposes Moscow patriarchate's complicity in Donbass
May 23, 2014

Politician pays attention to Ukrainian religious leaders
May 23, 2014

Orthodox militants attack ecumenical Christian prayer action
May 23, 2014

Religious leaders give Ukrainian government justification for force
May 23, 2014

Acting president of Ukraine meets religious leaders
May 22, 2014

Ukrainian Orthodox leader says church not involved in politics
May 22, 2014

Church official confirms charges against Yanukovich
May 22, 2014

Orthodox church complains about accusations of support of rebels
May 21, 2014

Ukrainian rebels advertise loyalty to Moscow patriarchate; Ukrainian church protests
May 21, 2014

Differing and sketchy media reports about Yanukovich and metropolitan of Kiev
May 21, 2014

Priests are victims of Ukrainian political disorders
May 20, 2014

Orthodox activists renounce violence against other believers
May 19, 2014

Ukrainian Orthodox spokesman responds to charges
May 19, 2014

Russian court abolishes Yoga organization at its request
May 19, 2014

Ukrainian protestant leader in midst of civil conflict
May 19, 2014

Ukrainian protestants speak to power
May 16, 2014

Repression of Crimean Tatars continues
May 16, 2014

Kiev patriarchate condemns Moscow patriarchate's support of separatists
May 16, 2014

Authoritative body of religious leaders supports presidential election
May 16, 2014

Religious leaders of Odessa confer with governor
May 15, 2014

Patriarch Filaret complains that Ukrainian rebels pressure church
May 15, 2014

Ukrainian church leader balks at negotiations
May 15, 2014

Weird Orthodox sect still active in Moscow
May 14, 2014

Ukrainian religious leaders encourage voters to act
May 14, 2014

Ukrainian foreign office distances itself from sanction on Moscow church official
May 13, 2014

Leader of pro-Russian Ukrainian Orthodox drops from sight
May 13, 2014

Ukrainian church leader reacts to killing of unarmed priest
May 13, 2014

Russian reaction to Sunday's sanction on church official
May 13, 2014

Ukrainian rebels shoot unarmed persons
May 12, 2014

Ukrainian authorities place sanction on high Moscow church official
May 11, 2014

Russian law enforcement agencies harass Crimean Tatars
May 9, 2014

Rebels using church facilities
May 7, 2014

Ukrainian Orthodox churchmen support anti-Kiev militants
May 6, 2014

Dictator of Belarus embraces Moscow patriarchate
May 5, 2014

Tensions within Ukrainian Orthodox Church exposed
May 5, 2014

De facto leader of Ukrainian Orthodox Church addresses both sides
May 5, 2014

Moscow newspaper plays up danger to Jews in Ukraine
May 5, 2014

Statistics on Ukrainian religious affiliation
May 3, 2014

Competing patriarchs issue conflicting condemnations
May 3, 2014

Pro-Moscow bishop supports victims of Odessa violence
May 3, 2014

Coincidence links Orthodox church to Odessa bloodshed
May 2, 2014

Ukrainian Baptist philosopher faults Russian coreligionists
May 2, 2014

Patriarch Kirill acknowledges false fears of conflicts in Ukraine
May 1, 2014

Putin's monastery visit sparks rumors of marriage
April 30, 2014

Dispute over religious affiliation of Kiev leaders continues
April 29, 2014

Moscow threatens to steal show in commemoration of Prince Vladimir's death
April 28, 2014

Georgian church opposes European liberal values
April 28, 2014

Reports of antisemitism used for propaganda purposes
April 28, 2014

Islamist organization legal in Ukraine, illegal in Crimea
April 28, 2014

Ukrainian Orthodox in Crimea seek international intercession
April 26, 2014

Pope gives Ukrainian premier pen to sign peace agreement
April 26, 2014

Metropolitan's birthday occasion for church politics
April 25, 2014

Pro-Moscow Ukrainian church undermines Kiev government
April 25, 2014

Long article: Judicial persecution of religious drug and alcohol programs
April 4, 2014

Ukrainian churches in Crimea under pressure
April 24, 2014

Ecumenical accord demonstrated in eastern Ukraine
April 23, 2014

Orthodox picket Jehovah's Witnesses' version of Last Supper
April 22, 2014

Jehovah's Witnesses roughed up while evangelizing
April 21, 2014

Pope's involvement in Ukraine still uncertain
April 23, 2014

Ukrainian patriarch justifies use of force
April 23, 2014

Ukrainian events set Christians against one another
April 23, 2014

Ukrainian leaders mark Easter holiday
April 22, 2014

Pope attends especially to Ukraine
April 22, 2014

Orthodox figures finagling fragmentation of Ukraine
April 21, 2014

Long article: Central Russian newspaper spreads religious slander of Ukrainian government
April 21, 2014

Russian politicians display relations with patriarch
April 20, 2014

Donetsk People's Republic denies responsibility for yesterday's provocation
April 18, 2014

Russian government seeks to prevent new religious groups
April 16, 2014

Members of Moscow patriarchate differ over support for Kiev government
April 18, 2014

Moscow patriarchate praises Putin's endorsement of Christian values
April 17, 2014

Ukrainian churches accuse pro-Russian activists of antisemitism
April 17, 2014

Ukrainian monastery used by Russian troops
April 16, 2014

Ukrainian Orthodox--in Moscow--complain of persecution of Moscow loyalists
April 16, 2014

Ukrainian disorders upset Easter celebrations
April 16, 2014

Bitter recriminations among Ukrainian Orthodox
April 16, 2014

Bishop of Moscow patriarchate supports unity of Ukraine
April 15, 2014

Competing Ukrainian Orthodox churches cannot get together
April 15, 2014

Kremlin uses Jews for propaganda about Crimea
April 15, 2014

Jehovah's Witnesses portrayed as dangerous in Russian propaganda
April 11, 2014

Uzbek Jehovah's Witnesses distribute homemade literature
April 11, 2014

Ukrainian Orthodox complain of persecution of Moscow loyalists
April 11, 2014

Occupied Crimea faces questions of religious liberty
April 8, 2014

Ukrainian Orthodox leaders seek unity
April 7, 2014

American Mormon missionaries arrested in eastern Russia
April 4, 2014

Anti-Moscow Ukrainian Orthodox buddy-up to Kiev government
April 4, 2014

Patriarch Kirill not welcome now in Latvia
April 3, 2014

Ukrainian Orthodoxy split along national lines
April 2, 2014

Russian media charge harassment of prorussian clergy
April 1, 2014

Ukrainian churches make ecumenical display
April 1, 2014

Diverse analyses of changing Russian law on religion
March 31, 2014

Ukrainian church refutes Russian propaganda
March 28, 2014

Moscow Orthodox at odds with Uniates
March 26, 2014

Propaganda contest between Kiev and Moscow
March 25, 2014

Jehovah's Witnesses relying on European court
March 25, 2014

Moscow patriarchate asserts authority over Ukrainian churches
March 24, 2014

Ukrainian government rebuts Moscow patriarchate's charges
March 21, 2014

Ukrainian Orthodox leaders resist Russian aggression
March 21, 2014

Temporary Ukrainian president leads defiance of Putin
March 20, 2014

Controversy regarding Alexander Turchinov's religion
March 20, 2014

Russian Orthodox leaders meet in shadow of Crimea incident
March 19, 2014

Christians in Crimea anxious about dangers
March 19, 2014

Kiev government claims Ukraine is tolerant
March 19, 2014

Russia gets new rights watchdog
March 18, 2014

Religious leaders showed variety of views on Crimea vote
March 17, 2014

Unregistered Baptists still coming down with measles
March 17, 2014

Crimean Tatars ask Muslim states to intervene
March 16, 2014

Ukrainian religious persons and groups under threat in Crimea
March 16, 2014

Ecumenical gatherings in Ukrainian cities
March 16, 2014

Turchinov gives interview to Billy Graham association
March 14, 2014

Patriarch Kirill promotes imperial vision
March 14, 2014

Russian Muslim leader praises religious liberty
March 13, 2014

Orthodox Russian nationalists to stage Moscow demonstration
March 13, 2014

Kiev patriarch blasts Moscow patriarch
March 13, 2014

Pro-Moscow Ukrainian church rescinds criticism of Yanukovich
March 12, 2014

Crimean Tatars worry about their future
March 12, 2014

Unregistered Uzbek Baptists arrested for meetings in private residence
March 12, 2014

Pentecostal church banned for classroom furniture
March 12, 2014

Kiev patriarchate condemns Russian invasion
March 11, 2014

Ukrainian protestants pray on Independence Square
March 11, 2014

Russian Pentecostal church shut down
March 11, 2014

Pro-Moscow Ukrainian church not supportive of Kiev government
March 11, 2014

Moscow church in western Ukraine vandalized
March 10, 2014

Pentecostals organize prayer service on Kiev's Independence Square
March 10, 2014

Alleged affiliation of Ukrainian politician with Scientology refuted
March 5, 2014

Russian invasion endangers nonchristians in Crimea
March 7, 2014

Church leaders have international contacts
March 7, 2014

Jehovah's Witnesses' tracts taken off extremist list
March 5, 2014

Pentecostal drug ministry raided by police
March 6, 2014

Russian invasion divides Ukrainian Orthodox clergy
March 6, 2014

Moscow church seen as losing in Ukraine
March 5, 2014

John Kerry talks with leaders of Ukrainian religious communities
March 5, 2014

Russian news service publishes report to discredit Ukrainian leaders
March 5, 2014

Jewish, Muslim, and Christian leaders in Crimea speak out
March 5, 2014

Orthodox clergy on peacemaking mission
March 4, 2014

Parliament threatens complication of legal environment for religion
March 4, 2014

Summary of persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses in February
March 4, 2014

Ukrainian Orthodox leader rethinks Moscow relationship
March 3, 2014

Baptist acting president talks religious
March 3, 2014

Turchinov requests Patriarch Kirill to intercede with Putin
March 3, 2014

Orthodox church leader appeals to Moscow on behalf of Ukraine
March 2, 2014

Patriarch Kirill assesses Ukraine
March 2, 2014

Jews frightened by Ukrainian chaos
February 28, 2014

Muslim leaders aspire to more influence in Ukraine
February 28, 2014

Ukrainian Catholic leader calls for European help
February 27, 2014

Ukrainian religious leaders support new government
February 27, 2014

Kiev patriarchate matches sister church's gesture
February 27, 2014

Property disputes in wake of Ukraine turmoil
February 26, 2014

Ukrainian head enlists clergy in regeneration of country
February 26, 2014

Ukrainian leader courts religious leaders
February 25, 2014

Choice of temporary Orthodox Ukrainian leader a compromise
February 25, 2014

Pro-Moscow Ukrainian church willing to talk
February 24, 2014

Jehovah's Witnesses prosecuted for possession of their own literature
February 24, 2014

Apparent church coup by pro-Moscow wing in UPTsMP
February 24, 2014

Orthodox leaders express desire to overcome divisions
February 23, 2014

Baptist preacher emerges as Ukrainian revolutionary leader
February 22, 2014

Church leaders turn attention to resisting breakup of Ukraine
February 22, 2014

Ukrainian president cites duty to God for his concessions
February 21, 2014

Minor Orthodox church follows example of UPTsKP
February 21, 2014

Ukrainian church cuts support for Yanukovich
February 20, 2014

Kiev violence involves churches
February 18-19, 2014

Fresh burst of violence in Kiev
February 18, 2014

Ukrainian protesters heed churches' advice
February 18, 2014

Patriarchate still dismissive of Kuraev's accusations
February 18, 2014

Orthodox Church divided over Ukrainian crisis
February 17, 2014

Law enforcement crackdown on Muslims timed to opening of Olympics
February 17, 2014

Baptists' aversion to vaccination caused by medical fraud
February 14, 2014

Russian media report homosexual bishop charges
February 14, 2014

Chaplin continues attacks on Kuraev
February 13, 2014

Christian evangelism in schools with Muslim pupils stopped
February 12, 2014

Patriarchal spokesman calls for more educational activity
February 11, 2014

Former Georgian president taunts Russia over Ukraine
February 10, 2014

Measles outbreak among unregistered Baptists continues
February 10, 2014

INTERVIEW; ARCHPRIEST IGOR YATSIV, UGKTs
February 7, 2014

INTERVIEW: METROPOLITAN ANTONY, UPTsMP
February 7, 2014

INTERVIEW: ARCHBISHOP EVSTRATY, UPTsKP
February 7, 2014

Kiev patriarchate claims support of opposition
February 7, 2014

Pro-Moscow service repeats slanted "news" of American meddling in Ukraine
February 7, 2014

Kazan seminary issue undergoing civil and ecclesiastical review
February 6, 2014

Ukrainian religious leaders come to D.C. to pray with president
February 6, 2014

Measles spreading among unregistered Baptists
February 5, 2014

Official admits his anti-Jehovah's Witnesses action was mistake
February 5, 2014

Patriarch Kirill says opposition in Ukraine is war on Russia
February 4, 2014

Long item: Kuraev and Chaplin conflict continues
February 4, 2014

Kuraev's reports challenged
February 4, 2014

Patriarch Kirill celebrates fifth anniversary of his patriarchate
February 1, 2014

Public figures in Belarus object to Moscow imperialism
February 3, 2014

Orthodoxy imprinted on Olympics
February 2, 2014

Government may pay for printing religious literature
January 31, 2014

Teachers protesting gay activity leaving seminary
January 31, 2014

Orthodox church greets Olympics visitors
January 31, 2014

Long item: Kuraev posts another interview
January 31, 2014

Patriarchal spokesman opposes homosexual life outside church but not within
January 31, 2014

Putin dismisses Orthodox church's position on homosexuals
January 31, 2014

Rights watchdog speaks in favor of Jehovah's Witnesses
January 30, 2014

Ukrainian president finds time to show favor to Moscow patriarchate
January 29, 2014

Kuraev and patriarch agree on gay marriage
January 29, 2014

Ukrainian religious figures have little support for government
January 28, 2014

Kiev patriarch states case for protestors
January 28, 2014

Civil authorities drawn into Orthodox sex abuse scandal
January 28, 2014

Patriarch speaks about homosexuality for first time since Kuraev's reports
January 28, 2014

Voice of Moscow patriarchate threatens Ukraine with Russian force
January 28, 2014

Baptists petition for Putin's protection
January 27, 2014

New Minsk metropolitan first senior hierarch to speak in public about "gay lobby"
January 27, 2014

Pro-Moscow news agency spreads biased views in name of church
January 27, 2014

Ukrainian religious leaders seek mediator role
January 25, 2014

Prosecutors continue to hound Jehovah's Witnesses
January 24, 2014

Absurd ruling against Jehovah's Witnesses overturned
January 23, 2014

More Baptists with measles
January 24, 2014

Chaplin threatens Kuraev but Father Andrei defiant
January 24, 2014

Yanukovich deals with representatives of Orthodox, Catholics, protestants, Jews, Muslims
January 24, 2014

Unregistered Baptists object to media portrayal
January 23, 2014

Orthodox priest wounded by police battlefield weapons
January 23, 2014

Pro-Moscow news service reports patriarch's slight against president
January 23, 2014

Western Ukrainian Orthodox clergy reject hierarchy's support for government
January 23, 2014

Prosecutor enters controversy of homosexuality in church
January 22, 2014

Kuraev issue covered in major newspapers
January 22, 2014

Ukrainian religious leaders vary in response to crisis
January 22, 2014

Ukrainian religious leaders try to be peacemakers
January 21, 2014

Liberal media critical of patriarchate give Kuraev attention
January 21, 2014

Clergy intervene to halt violence between police and protesters in Kiev
January 21, 2014

Protestant leaders address Ukrainian violence
January 20, 2014

Former ROCOR bishop speaks up for Kuraev
January 20, 2014

Kuraev and his critics
January 19, 2014

Kuraev fights back
January 18, 2014

Baptists say they are not like Jehovah's Witnesses
January 17, 2014

Long-time critic of patriarchate cheers for Kuraev
January 17, 2014

Ukrainian opposition deputies protect Greek Catholics
January 17, 2014

Police support church's version of monk's death; against Kuraev
January 17, 2014

Patriarchate's mouthpiece broadcasts biting attack on Andrei Kuraev
January 17, 2014

Ukrainian government rolls out stalinist measures
January 16, 2014

Patriarchal spokesman still papers over bishops' homosexuality
January 16, 2014

Muslims not united on plans for million-person rally
January 16, 2014

Measles outbreak among Baptists refusing vaccination
January 16, 2014

News media maintain attention on Kuraev
January 15, 2014

Progressive Orthodox dissident belittles Kuraev
January 15, 2014

Ukrainian church reports monk's alleged heart attack
January 15, 2014

Jehovah's Witnesses appeal Russian ban on their Internet site
January 15, 2014

Unfortunate conditions in Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate
January 14, 2014

Right-wing church media attack Kuraev
January 14, 2014

Million-person march for Muslims in Moscow
January 14, 2014

Jehovah's Witnesses charged with extremism because they believe they are right
January 14, 2014

Patriarchate papers over homosexual scandal
January 13, 2014

Ukrainian Catholic leader criticizes government
January 13, 2014

Muslims mark birth of their prophet
January 11, 2014

Muslim news site follows Kuraev scandal
January 10, 2014

Actor-priest's suggestion to criminalize homosexual acts raises uproar
January 10, 2014

Kuraev explains seminarians' frustration
January 10, 2014

Concerns of national Muslim leader
January 9, 2014

Ukrainian patriarch repeats alarm over Russian empire
January 9, 2014

Kuraev's scandal continues
January 8, 2014

Wahhabis oppose New Year celebration in Tatarstan
January 7, 2014

Politicians go to church on Christmas
January 7, 2014

Patriarch airs his concerns in TV interview
January 7, 2014

Kuraev still posting "outrageous" blogs
January 6, 2014

Homosexuals in RPTs hierarchy?
January 4, 2014

Patriarch alludes to unifying force of Russian church
January 3, 2014

Jehovah's Witnesses detained while evangelizing
December 30 2013

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


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