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Patriarch Kirill approves Russian military actions
December 31, 2015

Leaflet war among Ukrainian Orthodox
December 30, 2015

Diverse ways that Jehovah's Witnesses violate Russian law
December 30, 2015

Chaplin calls for making Ukraine a Christian state
December 30, 2015

Russian foreign ministry complains about western inaction in Ukraine
December 29, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses are special target of restrictive legislation
December 29, 2015

Dispute erupts over use of Ukrainian language in worship
December 29, 2015

Archpriest loses powerful position
December 29, 2015

Patriarch responds to criticism from deposed spokesman
December 29, 2015

Commentary on personnel shakeup in patriarchate
December 28, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox church reports abuses
December 28, 2015

Shakeup in patriarchate reveals disputes within church
December 27, 2015

Chaplin's dismissal raises question of who is a real conservative
December 26, 2015

Another Russian state burdens religious evangelism
December 24, 2015

Prominent church spokesman stripped of authority
December 24, 2015

Dismissed patriarchal spokesman explains dispute with patriarch
December 24, 2015

Jehovah's Witness fined for possession of extremist material
December 15, 2015

European court accepts complaint from Russian pastor
December 14, 2015

Some Ukrainians seek to take prominent Kiev monastery from Moscow
December 10, 2015

Russian parliament questions how to deal with Jehovah's Witnesses
December 8, 2015

Moscow patriarchate fears subversion by non-Russian religions
December 8, 2015

Europeans investigate church conflicts in Ukraine
December 8, 2015

Russian governor threatens Jehovah's Witnesses
December 7, 2015

Some Orthodox fear Catholic crusade against Ukraine
December 7, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses do not fit into neo-stalinist Russia
December 4, 2015

Location of 2016 world meeting of Orthodox churches in doubt (2)
December 1, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox church building damaged by fire
December 1, 2015

Another Orthodox church burned in Ukraine
November 30, 2015

Orthodox church in Ukraine object of dispute
November 30, 2015

Taganrog court finally delivers verdict against Jehovah's Witnesses
November 30, 2015

Persecution of Ukrainian protestants in rebel territories
November 30, 2015

Russian Orthodox observe "Little Lent," or "Advent" in the West
November 28, 2015

Russian Jews mark quarter century of freedom
November 27, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox Church succeeding in court
November 26, 2015

Location of 2016 world meeting of Orthodox churches in doubt
November 25, 2015

UPTsMP parish in western Ukraine retains possession of church building
November 25, 2015

Ukrainian nationalists' attempt to Ukrainize east thwarted
November 25, 2015

Patriarch Kirill's book in Turkish held up by international tensions
November 25, 2015

Russian church defends its place in public education
November 25, 2015

Duma deputy defends Orthodox bishop against Jehovah's Witnesses
November 24, 2015

Putin gets his law on sacred texts
November 24, 2015

Government newspaper states case against Scientology
November 24, 2015

Vandalism blamed on Kiev patriarchate
November 23, 2015

Orthodox clergy lament decline of interest in studying religion in schools
November 23, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses try to use justice system against officials
November 23, 2015

Moscow court liquidates group of Scientologists
November 23, 2015

Moscow patriarch is 69 years old
November 21, 2015

Russian Orthodox dealings with communists are complex
November 20, 2015

Rome corrects wrong impression made by bishop in Crimea
November 19, 2015

Ukrainian churches resist protection of homosexual rights
November 19, 2015

Orthodox stage pogrom in evangelical church
November 19, 2015

New Russian law allows intrusion into affairs of religious congregations
November 18, 2015

Russians arrested for possession of Islamist booklets
November 18, 2015

Russian evangelical leader speaks out on Paris massacre
November 14, 2015

Remains of Russian tsarist family receiving considerable public attention
November 13, 2015

Russian prosecutor proposes new way to inhibit Jehovah's Witnesses' activity
November 12, 2015

Tensions between Ukrainian Greek Catholics and Moscow grow
November 12, 2015

Patriarch Kirill's comments about Stalin stir a row
November 11, 2015

Patriarch Kirill rejects western civilization for Russian people
November 10, 2015

Ukrainian religious leaders think religion law contains soviet-like restriction
November 5, 2015

Provincial court overrules court decision banning Muslim text
November 5, 2015

Russian lawmakers dispute exemptions for religious texts
November 5, 2015

European Jehovah's Witnesses appeal for acquittal of Russian colleagues
November 4, 2015

Censorship war in Russia and Ukraine
October 30, 2015

Number of Ukrainian Orthodox parishes changing jurisdictions triples
October 29, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox Church complains about rights abuses
October 27, 2015

Contrast between Ukrainian and Moscow point of view on current situation
October 27, 2015

Violence against supporters of UPTsMP
October 27, 2015

Prospects for unity of Ukrainian Orthodoxy
October 26, 2015

Rumors of anointing of Patriarch Kirill's successor
October 24, 2015

Bitterness between Ukrainian Catholics and Russian Orthodox
October 23, 2015

Ukrainian news agency reports Moscow patriarchate's problems in relations with other Orthodox churches
October 23, 2015

Failed attempt to commandeer church building in Luhansk province
October 22, 2015

Russian news agency reports close bond of Ukrainian president and patriarch
October 22, 2015

Number of Russian provinces regulating evangelism by foreigners to grow
October 22, 2015

Ukrainian commandos attack church in separatist territory
October 21, 2015

UPTsMP recovers church commandeered by UPTsKP
October 20. 2015

Russian religious leaders suggest changes in Putin's law on sacred scriptures
October 20, 2015

Orthodox, Muslim, and Jewish leaders approve Putin's law
October 19, 2015

Church in Donetsk area subject of controversy over jurisdiction
October 16, 2015

Varieties of reactions to Putin's law from religious leaders
October 15, 2015

Provincial court to hear Chechen leader's complaint
October 14, 2015

Putin intervenes to protect Quran and other scriptures
October 14, 2015

Russian Pentecostals harassed over meeting place
October 13, 2015

Moscow patriarchate presents complaints against Ukrainian Orthodox bishops to all Orthodox churches
October 13, 2015

Buddhists challenge lama's expulsion in court
October 12, 2015

Reason for deportation of Buddhist teacher unknown
October 9, 2015

Moscow patriarch alarmed about approach of war to Russia
October 8, 2015

Ukraine acknowledges right of conscientious objection
October 7, 2015

Arab Christians reject Russian Christian justification of Putin's military actions
October 7, 2015

Russian government reacts to photos compromising Patriarch Kirill
October 7, 2015

UPTsMP patriotism questioned
October 7, 2015

Ukrainian rebel areas crack down on protestants
October 7, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox appeal to OSCE monitors over church seizures
October 6, 2015

Russian rights advocates challenge current system
October 5, 2015

Appeals against court's ruling quotations from Quran extremist
October 5, 2015

Fewer than thirty churches taken from Moscow church in Ukraine
October 5, 2015

Splinter of Ukrainian autocephalous church to join Greek Catholic Church
October 5, 2015

Young Jehovah's Witness avoids legal prosecution
October 2, 2015

Kidnapped Ukrainian Pentecostal pastor set free
October 2, 2015

Kiev patriarchate claims double the followers of Moscow patriarchate
October 1, 2015

Ukrainian separatists threaten to drive protestants away
October 1, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox church takes case to OSCE
October 1, 2015

Charity director fined for possession of Jehovah's Witnesses literature
September 30, 2015

Tibetan lama threatened with deportation from Russia
September 30, 2015

Religious leaders of Russia approve air action in Syria
September 30, 2015

Russian parliament intervenes in misuse of anti-extremism law against religious groups
September 30, 2015

Orthodox Church declares support for military intervention in Syria
September 30, 2015

Kiev patriarch airs complaints about other Orthodox churches
September 29, 2015

Ukrainian rebels kidnap protestant clergyman
September 29, 2015

Ukrainian protestants harassed in rebel zone
September 28, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox continue to report conflict over church buildings
September 28, 2015

Moscow police act against exotic religious group
September 10, 2015

Constantinople patriarch asserts leadership role
September 9, 2015

Vigilantism in art exhibit may yet be punished
September 8, 2015

Vigilante action in Moscow exhibit hall not subject to criminal proceedings
September 7, 2015

Ukrainian security service claims that Orthodox priests support rebels
September 7, 2015

Moscow patriarch reiterates standard Muscovite bias
September 6, 2015
 
Orthodox Church can afford maintenance of architectural monument
September 4, 2015

Russian media repeat negative news about Jehovah's Witnesses
September 4, 2015

Meeting of all bishops of patriarchate of Constantinople looks at Ukraine
September 3, 2015

St. Petersburg engrossed in controversy over use of big church
September 2, 2015

State Department official shows American interest in Ukraine
September 2, 2015

Moscow church metropolitan reacts to Kiev violence
September 1, 2015

Roman Catholic bishop in Ukraine reacts to Kiev violence
September 1, 2015

Kiev patriarch reacts to Kiev violence
September 1, 2015

Ukrainian Catholic leaders react to Kiev violence
September 1, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox Church complains about coverage in media
August 28, 2015

Zealots attack sculpture in St. Petersburg also
August 27, 2015

Ukrainian political leaders involve Constantinople patriarch in Ukrainian situation
August 27, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses accused of extremism in talk of Armageddon
August 26, 2015

Devotees of Krishna in Moscow criticized
August 25, 2015

Ukrainian church disputes report of defection of monastery in western Ukraine
August 25, 2015

Ukrainian political and religious leaders mark Independence Day in Hagia Sophia
August 24, 2015

UPTsMP service disrupted outside Kiev
August 23, 2015

Summaries of testimony of Jehovah's Witnesses on trial in Taganrog
August 22, 2015

Orthodox Church casts doubt on news reports of incident in Manezh
August 22, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses literature seized
August 21, 2015

Whether to open criminal case in pogrom yet to be decided
August 21, 2015

Defection of Moscow monastery in western Ukraine
August 21, 2015
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Possible hint of increased pressure on nontraditional religions
August 20, 2015

Orthodox vigilantes frighten heads of museums
August 19, 2015

Vigilantism incident not going away quietly
August 18, 2015

Conflict rages over vigilantism in Moscow
August 17, 2015

Vigilantism in Moscow exhibition hall
August 14, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox Church restates position on divisions
August 13, 2015

Ukrainian Christian leaders prevail upon authorities to halt gay-pride parade
August 13, 2015

Ukrainian priest identified as member of rebel battalion
August 12, 2015

Ukrainian clergy unite against public defense of gay rights
August 12, 2015

Ukrainian bureaucrat active in helping religious organizations
August 11, 2015

Orthodox Church expands teaching of religion in public schools
August 11, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses state their position on child's attendance at meetings
August 7, 2015

Jehovah's Witness fined for taking ten-year-old to church
August 6, 2015

Moscow church in Ukraine besieged
August 6, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses rebuffed by Russian Supreme Court
August 5, 2015

Orthodox churches in Crimea have complicated status
August 5, 2015

Opponents of church construction in Moscow arrested
August 3, 2015

Moscow Orthodox church fends off Constantinople's role in Ukraine
August 3, 2015

Dispute over building a church leads to brawl
August 3, 2015

Moscow church irritated by Ukrainian president's actions
July 30, 2015

Evangelical minister appeals to European court against Russian violation of rights
July 29, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox priest and nun killed
July 29, 2015

Ukrainian president injects himself into church unity cause
July 29, 2015

Moscow and Kiev compete in celebrating rise of Orthodoxy
July 28, 2015

Kiev patriarchate begs Constantinople for support
July 28, 2015

Kiev patriarchate slams door on Orthodox unity
July 28, 2015

Unjust legal proceedings deny Jehovah's Witnesses access to website
July 27, 2015

Church property restored for Orthodox university
July 27, 2015

Patriarch protests against charges of too close relations of church and state
July 27, 2015

Moscow patriarch blames Ukraine's problems on Greek Catholics
July 26, 2015

Russian Orthodox Church formalizes ties with government
July 24, 2015

Russian officials suspect Quran is extremist literature
July 23, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox leader tries to claim independence from Moscow
July 21, 2015

Crimean Muslims denied right to assemble for traditional ritual
July 21, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses' account of event differs from officials' story
July 21, 2015

Moscow citizens' court case against church construction unsuccessful
July 20, 2015

National forces intervene when local officials fail to stop Jehovah's Witnesses rally
July 20, 2015

Moscow patriarch stresses primacy of Russian language
July 20, 2015

Rome aims to make Ukrainian national hero a saint
July 18, 2015

Moscow citizens oppose building churches
July 17, 2015

Orthodox believers reject appointment of alleged gay bishop
July 16, 2015

Russian officials treat Bible as extremist literature
July 16, 2015

Russian law enforcement targets protestant addiction rehab network
July 16, 2015

Russian court applies Supreme Court ruling in Jehovah's Witnesses' favor
July 15, 2015

Kiev honors Ukrainian Greek Catholic hero
July 15, 2015

Charges traded in aftermath of failure of Ukrainian church unity
July 14, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses face police brutality
July 14, 2015

Jehovah's Witness fined for literature demeaning human dignity
July 13, 2015

Moscow church mocks Ukrainian Orthodox
July 11, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses' distribution of literature punished as illegal picketing
July 10, 2015

Metropolitan Makary denies receiving bribe
July 10, 2015

UPTsKP appears to slam door on UAPTs bishops
July 10, 2015

Ukrainian autocephalists balk at suggestions from Kiev patriarchate
July 10, 2015

Open conflict in Moscow over building church in park
July 9, 2015

Baptists in Crimea split over whether to join Russian union
July 9, 2015

Appeals court defends Jehovah's Witness
July 9, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox claim that officials ignore their complaints
July 9, 2015

Ukrainian church leader challenges Moscow
July 8, 2015

City residents obstruct church construction in St. Petersburg
July 7, 2015

Russian newspaper alarmed about new religion law
July 6, 2015

Things turn bad for Jehovah's Witnesses in Crimea
July 6, 2015

Late Ukrainian primate's secretary discusses his legacy
July 4, 2015

Rights organization underscores chief problems of Russian religious liberty
July 3, 2015

Russia gets revised religion law
July 3, 2015

Russian Orthodox Church uses liturgical prayer for political purposes
July 3, 2015

Jehovah's Witness given harsh prison term
July 2, 2015

Russian artist raises security alarm over Jehovah's Witnesses
July 1, 2015

Foot-dragging on Ukrainian Orthodox unity process
June 30,2015

Ukrainian clergy support Russian dominion in Crimea
June 26, 2015

Competition over honoring Vladimir or Dzerzhinsky on Moscow square
June 26, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox leader tentative about prospects for unity council
June 26, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox Church offers dialogue to UAPTs
June 25, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses' literature confiscated in Jewish region
June 24, 2015

Ukraine respects Jehovah's Witnesses' right to conscientious objection
June 24, 2015

Moscow-oriented Ukrainian church aids Russian assimilation of Crimea
June 24, 2015

Leading pro-Moscow bishop supports Ukrainian fighters
June 23, 2015

Ukrainian security police round up pro-Russian Catholic sect
June 23, 2015

Church in eastern Ukraine changes jurisdiction
June 22, 2015

Ukrainian religious communities cooperate on public actions
June 22, 2015

Weakened Ukrainian bishop hints at anti-Russian view
June 22, 2015

Fines do not stop Jehovah's Witnesses
June 21, 2015

Rebel official implicates Orthodox Church in separatist action
June 19, 2015

UPTsKP moves forward in preparing unity council
June 19, 2015

Moscow Ukrainian church rebuts reports about new UAPTs diocese
June 18, 2015

Siberian press against Jehovah's Witnesses
June 17, 2015

Proposed law alarms religious studies expert
June 17, 2015

Patriarch Filaret optimistic about unification sobor
June 17, 2015

Disagreements cast doubt over Ukrainian Orthodox unification
June 16, 2015

What do Pope Francis and President Putin have in common?
June 16, 2015

Russian government again seeks to tighten auditing of religious organizations
June 16, 2015

Tentative steps toward harmony between Moscow Orthodox and Vatican
June 16, 2015

Divine justice grinds slowly in Georgia
June 15, 2015

UPTsMP repeats standard account of alleged attempt to seize church
June 15, 2015

Russia sponsors education to combat Islamist influence
June 15, 2015

New diocese of UAPTs organized with 12 parishes from UPTsMP
June 11, 2015

Ukrainian Baptists repressed in rebel areas
June 11, 2015

Presses of Russia and Ukraine have differing takes on Putin's meeting with pope
June 11, 2015

Government harasses Jehovah's Witnesses but does not abolish them
June 10, 2015

Reactions to prospect of unification of Ukrainian Orthodox churches
June 10, 2015

Two Ukrainian Orthodox churches agree to hold unity council
June 9, 2015

Ukrainians in Crimea suffer discrimination
June 8, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox churches damaged near Kiev
June 8, 2015

Censored UPTsMP cleric transfers into UAPTs
June 8, 2015

Smallest Ukrainian Orthodox church invites intrusion in Ukraine by Constantinople
June 7, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox parishes dispute affiliation
June 5, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox churches talk merger
June 5, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses in north Caucasus subjected to unreasonable search and seizure
June 5, 2015

Ukrainian legislators plan reforms to benefit religious believers
June 5, 2015

Smallest Orthodox church of Ukraine holds national council
June 4, 2015

Moscow finally submits to European court's decision in Jehovah's Witnesses' favor
June 3, 2015

Patriarch Kirill passes on opportunity to meet Pope Francis
June 3, 2015

Law on religion prepared for Crimea
June 3, 2015

Orthodox of UPTsMP summarize instances of church seizures
June 3, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses keep distributing banned literature
June 2, 2015

Ukrainian Greek Catholic leader received by head of government
June 2, 2015

Officials and Jewish community dispute over parochial school
June 1, 2015

Moscow-oriented Ukrainian Orthodox appeal to president of Ukraine
June 1, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox church damaged by artillery fire despite ceasefire
June 1, 2015

Kiev Orthodox leader repeats his straddle
May 29, 2015

Struggle within UPTsMP over future with Moscow (2)
May 29, 2015

Muslims not persecuted like many Christians in Ukrainian rebel regions
May 28, 2015

Struggle within UPTsMP over future with Moscow
May 27, 2015

Tatarstan leader promotes assimilation of Crimean Tatars in Russia
May 27, 2015

International gathering in Kiev to analyze state-confessional relations
May 26, 2015

Ukrainian and Russian Orthodox leaders get together
May 26, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses trial to continue at least two more weeks
May 26, 2015

New Russian law poses threat to minority religions
May 25, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox priest thrown out of his village
May 25, 2015

Crimea slipping away from Ukrainian Orthodox Church
May 25, 2015

Sunday name-calling in Moscow and Kiev
May 24, 2015

Arson to UPTsMP church in westernmost Ukrainian province
May 24, 2015

Question of polygamy resonating in Russia
May 22, 2015

UPTsMP bishop in western Ukraine sets idiosyncratic course
May 22, 2015

Rural Ukrainian village debates jurisdiction of Orthodox parish
May 22, 2015

International forum pits information about Ukraine against Russian propaganda
May 22, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses prosecuted in south of Russia
May 20, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox criticize metropolitan's protest
May 19, 2015

Kiev hosts Crimean Tatars prevented from observing anniversary of deportation
May 19, 2015

Muslims in Crimea have difficulties recovering rights
May 18, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses in far south of Russia framed by planted evidence
May 16, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses win legal recognition in Crimea
May 15, 2015

Ukrainians honor millennium of martyrdom of Princes Boris and Gleb
May 14, 2015

Ukrainian pro-Moscow clergy serve in separatist region
May 13, 2015

Russian news source defends Ukrainian metropolitan's protest
May 13, 2015

UPTsKP criticizes UPTsMP response to Russian action in eastern Ukraine
May 12, 2015

UPTsKP accepts UAPTs offer to discuss merger
May 12, 2015

Ukrainian lawmakers call for investigation of metropolitan's protest
May 12, 2015

Suburb of Donetsk finally gets UPTsKP parish
May 11, 2015

Ukrainian president finesses question about metropolitan's protest
May 11, 2015

Controversy over metropolitan's protest continues
May 10, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox leader tries to overcome PR problem
May 9, 2015

Russian Justice Ministry faults Pentecostals, Methodists, and Lutherans
May 8, 2015

Report about repression of religion in Ukraine issued
May 8, 2015

Church plays role in high-level Sino-Russian diplomacy
May 8, 2015

Head of Ukrainian Orthodox Church makes a sit-down protest against war
May 8, 2015

Lackey of patriarchate states pro-Moscow slant
May 6, 2015

International sympathy for Ukraine
May 5, 2015

Holy Synod of RPTs holds one-day meeting
May 5, 2015

Petition drive to remove Dvorkin from expert analysis committee
May 4, 2015

Russian Supreme Court says Jehovah's Witnesses may worship without notifying authorities
May 1, 2015

Text of amendments to religion law proposed to Russian parliament
April 30, 2015

Russian religious and political leaders gather to rebury cousin of last tsar
April 30, 2015

Russian State Duma adopts amendments to religion law
April 29, 2015

Report of Ukrainian Orthodox parishes changing affiliation challenged
April 28, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses' plan to build Kingdom Hall in center of town resisted
April 28, 2015

Proposed law makes churches "foreign agents"
April 28, 2015

Ukrainian Pentecostals concerned for fellow believers in Russia
April 28, 2015

Conflicting accounts of reason for transfer of jurisdiction by Ukrainian Orthodox parish
April 28, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox Church (MP) takes case to Council of Europe
April 28, 2015

Smallest Ukrainian Orthodox church points way to Orthodox unity
April 24, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses distributing leaflets classed as picketing
April 23, 2015

Moscow patriarch approves Ukrainian rebels
April 23, 2015

Arson against Orthodox church near Kiev
April 22, 2015

Kiev patriarchate presses goal of church merger
April 22, 2015

Few Baptist churches commandeered in rebel territory
April 22, 2015

Patriarch Kirill conducts patriotic liturgy in Moscow
April 21, 2015

Mormon church seized by Ukrainian rebels
April 21, 2015

Ukrainian parliament moves on favorable religious legislation
April 21, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox churches trade accusations regarding church seizures
April 20, 2015

Mormon teenagers arrested for missionary work in security-sensitive area
April 17, 2015

Crimean protestants treated like aliens
April 16, 2015

Four criminal cases against Jehovah's Witnesses being pursued in Rostov province
April 15, 2015

Russian Baptist propagandist defies restrictions
April 14, 2015

Crackdown on Jehovah's Witnesses reaches breakaway Georgian region
April 14, 2015

Ukrainian church leaders talking about merger of churches
April 13, 2015

Kiev patriarchate receives parishes from other Orthodox churches
April 12, 2015

Ukrainian and Russian politicians attend Easter Vigil services
April 12, 2015

Survey depicts Christian population of Ukraine
April 10, 2015

Greek premier recalls traditional religious bonds between Russia and Greece
April 10, 2015

Provincial education ministry surveys effects of religious studies course
April 9, 2015

Russian Jewish minority community gains recognition
April 9, 2015

Conflict over church building in western Ukraine simmers
April 9, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses congregation may be closed for evangelistic tracts
April 8, 2015

Ukrainian parliament moves toward tax privileges for religious organizations
April 7, 2015

Muslim cleric punished for extremism
April 7, 2015

Orthodox church near Kiev damaged by unidentified men
April 6, 2015

Putin signs law amending religion law
April 6, 2015

Moscow patriarchate stirs up property clashes in Ukraine
April 2, 2015

Culture minister stands by censorship of opera
April 2, 2015

Crimean religious organizations slow to register under Russian law
April 1, 2015

Trial of 16 Jehovah's Witnesses drags on
April 1, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses harassed while witnessing
April 1, 2015

Orthodox church attacked in Donetsk province
March 30, 2015

Church triumphs over opera
March 30, 2015

Russian anti-sectarian crusaders suffer loss of leverage
March 27, 2015

Propaganda war between Kiev patriarch and Russia media
March 27, 2015

Catholics and Orthodox compete for Ukrainian village church
March 26, 2015

Patriarch of Moscow proposes teaching religion in schools in eight grades
March 25, 2015

Kremlin official says church should not use legal system to settle dispute with opera
March 25, 2015

Russian evangelical leader disillusioned with President Putin
March 24, 2015

Mormons accused of being American spies
March 24, 2015

Baptists in rebel republic get their church back
March 24, 2015

Controversy over church's objection to opera is not going away
March 23, 2015

Brawl in west Ukraine over seized church
March 23, 2015

Russia hosts European extreme right
March 23, 2015

Sociological survey finds high trust for Ukrainian churches
March 22, 2015

World Council of Churches wants to help Ukraine
March 20, 2015

Church not satisfied with changes in controversial opera
March 20, 2015

Moscow patriarch repeats Russian messianic view
March 19, 2015

Russian culture ministry threatens controversial opera
March 19, 2015

Ukrainian parliament looks to reverse Kiev city soviet's punishment of Orthodox Church
March 19, 2015

Ecumenical agreement on dislike of modernized opera
March 17, 2015

Ukrainian news service faults reporting by Kiev church
March 17, 2015

Ecumenical Christian leaders tilt toward Ukraine by visit
March 17, 2015

Moscow patriarch repeats Russian imperialistic message
March 16, 2015

Conservative anti-soviet dissident writer dies
March 15, 2015


Ukrainian clergy tilts to Russian occupiers
March 14, 2015

Russian Muslim leaders feel neglected in nationalistic surge
March 13, 2015

Siberian prosecutor not letting go of alleged blasphemy case
March 13, 2015

Kiev's punishment of Orthodox Church takes effect
March 13, 2015

Ukrainian church tries to amend the record on Crimea
March 12, 2015

Russian Pentecostals befriend Ukrainian rebels
March 12, 2015

Moscow church denies claims of capitulation to Russia
March 11, 2015

Ukrainian news service keeps question of Crimean dioceses open
March 11, 2015

Ukrainian lawmaker speculates about Russia's "Orthodox card"
March 11, 2015

Kremlin spokesman cites offense against Orthodox church in Ukraine
March 10, 2015

Court-ordered analysis clears opera of alleged blasphemy
March 10, 2015

Moscow Ukrainian church denies surrender to Russia
March 8, 2015

Moscow reports another church attack in Ukraine
March 6, 2015

North American Ukrainian Orthodox leaders consult
March 6, 2015

Statistics testify to increase in religious organizations in post-soviet Russia
March 5, 2015

Moscow patriarchate contends with zeal of provincial clergy against classical art
March 5, 2015

Ukrainian rebels seize Baptist house of worship
March 5, 2015

Court in Krasnodar dissolves Jehovah's Witnesses congregation
March 4, 2015

Jehovah's Witnesses in Ukrainian war zone deprived of houses of worship
March 4, 2015

Explosives found in Ukrainian synagogue
March 4, 2015

UPTsMP claims Ukrainian radicals targeted church
March 2, 2015

Ukrainian Catholic leader talks with Poroshenko about pope's possible visit
March 1, 2015

Right of Ukrainian Jehovah's Witness as conscientious objector recognized
February 27, 2015

Late head of Ukrainian Orthodox community replaced
February 27, 2015

2000 Crimean religious organizations face imminent elimination
February 25, 2015

Patriarch Filaret uses death of counterpart to call for unity
February 25, 2015

Pope deals with Ukrainian Catholics in war
February 24, 2015

Ukrainian president favors Kiev Orthodox patriarchate
February 23, 2015

Debate over teaching religion in Russia heats up
February 22, 2015

Mormons who fixed safety problems should not have been kept from meeting
February 20, 2015

Constantinople patriarchate sends message to Ukrainian president
February 20, 2015

St. Petersburg legislator calls for investigation of Scientology
February 19, 2015

Proposed laws on religion reviewed in presidential administration
February 18, 2015

Ukraine eliminates censorship agency
February 18, 2015

Greek Catholics seek support from Rome for Ukraine
February 18, 2015

Ukrainian separatists mistreat military cleric
February 18, 2015

Local laws prepared for regulating evangelistic preaching
February 17, 2015

Pro-Kremlin youth demonstrate against Mormons
February 17, 2015

Ukrainian religious leaders state concerns to head of state
February 17, 2015

Loyalty of Ukrainian church questioned
February 16, 2015

Crimean Pentecostals abetting annexation
February 16, 2015

Moscow claims church seizures in Ukraine violate ceasefire
February 15, 2015

Apocalyptic Orthodox cleric subject of criminal case
February 15, 2015

Nationalist militants pressure Orthodox to join Kiev patriarchate
February 13, 2015

Pentecostals persecuted in Ukrainian rebel areas
February 13, 2015

Muslim leadership and Putin differ on Supreme Court's decision
February 12, 2015

Russian Supreme Court confirms right of local government to ban religious clothing
February 11, 2015

Another church in Rovno switches jurisdictions
February 11, 2015

Moscow charges American spies working inside Orthodox church
February 10, 2015

Both sides seeking international support in alleged persecution in Ukraine
February 9, 2015

Ukrainian official disputes Moscow patriarch's charge
February 9, 2015

Harassment of Mormons in Saratov due to US sanctions on Russia
February 5, 2015

Provincial governor accuses Russian Lutherans of being foreign agents
February 5, 2015

Christian churches call for general participation in war effort
February 5, 2015

Russian Bishops' Conference expresses concern for Ukraine
February 4, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox parish transfers from Moscow to Kiev patriarchates
February 4, 2015

Ukrainian scholar mocks Moscow patriarch's alarm
February 4, 2015

Orthodox Ukrainian leader in USA to request weapons
February 4, 2015

Pentecostal leader content with Russian policy
February 4, 2015

Russian parliament to get legal crackdown on religious organizations
February 3, 2015

Another conflict over Orthodox building in Ukraine
February 3, 2015

Moscow church head claims opponents' actions have intensified
February 3, 2015

Moscow patriarch criticizes Greek Catholics but courts Roman Catholics
February 3, 2015

Moscow Orthodox leader complains about Ukrainian conditions
February 2, 2015

Belarus objects to Polish Catholic priests
February 2, 2015

Soup kitchen in cathedral in war zone shut down
February 2, 2015

Kiev council's punishment of Orthodox church illegal
February 2, 2015

Ukrainian rebels act in favor of Moscow Orthodoxy
January 29, 2015

Kiev lawmakers punish Moscow-oriented church
January 28, 2015

Moscow patriarchate claims attacks on Ukrainian churches
January 27 2015

Churches respond to renewed armed conflict in Donbass
January 25, 2015

Moscow patriarch lectures lower house of Russian parliament
January 22, 2015

Reports about fighting priest a hoax
January 22, 2015

Roman Catholic parishes in Crimea adapting to new conditions
January 22, 2015

Controversial film gets nod from bishop of where it was made
January 21, 2015

Moscow church philanthropists finance Ukrainian rebels
January 21, 2015

St. Petersburg priest challenges rules against combat activity
January 20, 2015

Interview: Actor in "Leviathan"
January 19, 2015

Film depicting Russian church-state collaboration under attack
January 19, 2015

Moscow rally against cartoons lacks support of religious leaders
January 19, 2015

Heads of Ukrainian churches speak out against terrorism
January 18, 2015

Demonstrations against Charlie Hebdo planned for several Russian cities
January 17, 2015


Actions against offensive publications in Russia
January 16, 2015

Internationally acclaimed Russian film upsets Orthodox activists
January 15, 2015

Moscow Muslim leaders want Charlie Hebdo banned in Russia
January 15, 2015

Moscow religious spokesmen refuse to support free speech for French "Charlie"
January 14, 2015

Mine explosion in Anti-Terrorism Operation hits priest
January 14, 2015

Document: Patriarch Filaret denounces terrorism of pro-Russian rebels
January 13, 2015

Diverse confessions unite against damage to mosque
January 13, 2015

Latvian Orthodox refute official's charge of Moscow's influence
January 13, 2015

Latvian official sees role of Moscow patriarchate in Russian foreign policy
January 12, 2015

Ukrainian Orthodox take church building dispute to court
January 12, 2015

Vandals attack Moscow mosque
January 12, 2015

Ukrainian government leaders meet with regional leaders of religious communities
January 11, 2015

Moscow patriarch regrets division of Ukraine
January 9, 2015

Kiev patriarchate building destroyed by fire
January 9, 2015

Moscow patriarch cites historical importance of Crimea
January 7, 2015

Russian president attends rural church on Christmas Eve
January 7, 2015

Poroshenko marks Christmas in monastery of Kiev patriarchate
January 7, 2015

Long Interview:
Orthodox metropolitan describes ministry in battle zone
January 6, 2015

Ukrainian Christians observe Christmas in a state of civil war
January 6, 2015

Apostolic Orthodox Church aims to make Gleb Yakunin a saint
January 3, 2015

Summary of Ukrainian evangelicals persecuted by Donetsk rebels
January 2, 2015


 
 


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