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ENGLISH VERSION: Donbas — Donetsk: Jehovah’s Witnesses banned

On 26 September, the Supreme Court of the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic, an unrecognised entity in eastern Ukraine, banned Jehovah's Witnesses entirely. The ban - which cannot be challenged - followed several Supreme Court decisions declaring their literature and international website "extremist"....
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Опубликовано: 09.11.2018

ENGLISH VERSION: «The Ecumenical Patriarchate has appointed as its Exarchs in Kiev Archbishop Daniel of Pamphilon and Bishop Ilarion of Edmonton. Statement of the Chief Secretariat of the Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Within the framework of the preparations for the granting of autocephaly to the Orthodox Church in Ukraine, the Ecumenical Patriarchate has appointed as its Exarchs in Kiev His Excellency Archbishop Daniel of Pamphilon from the United States, and...
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Опубликовано: 07.09.2018

ENGLISH VERSION: Jousting with Jehovah: Russia bans American church. U.S.-based religious organization, which has about 8 million followers worldwide. On April 20, it was labelled an extremist organization by Russia,s Ministry of Justice

Russian authorities never had warm feelings towards Jehovah’s Witnesses. A different interpretation of numerous Scripture passages is one of the things setting them apart from the Russian Orthodox Church. At best, during the past century Jehovah’s Witnesses were...
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Опубликовано: 24.04.2017

ENGLISH VERSION: Kazachstan: new controls on religious travel and literature. «Anti-terrorism» legal amendments signed in December 2016 introduce new controls over religious travel abroad

New restrictions on foreign religious travel and more explicit provisions banning and punishing the production or distribution of literature about religion in Kazakhstan without undergoing the compulsory state censorship come into force in early January, Forum 18 notes....
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Опубликовано: 05.01.2017

ENGLISH VERSION: Crimea. A chapter from Report «International Religious Freedom Report for 2015» by Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor of the Department of State of the US

In February 2014, Russia began its military intervention in Ukraine when its forces occupied Crimea. United Nations General Assembly Resolution 68/262, adopted on March 27, 2014, and entitled “Territorial Integrity of Ukraine,” states the Autonomous Republic of Crimea...
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Опубликовано: 05.09.2016

ENGLISH VERSION: Ukraine. A chapter from Report «International Religious Freedom Report for 2015» by Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor of the Department of State of the US

In February 2014, Russia began its military intervention in Ukraine when its forces occupied Crimea. United Nations General Assembly Resolution 68/262, adopted on March 27, 2014, and entitled “Territorial Integrity of Ukraine,” states the Autonomous Republic of Crimea...
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Опубликовано: 30.08.2016

ENGLISH VERSION: Archbishop Andrei, administrator of ROAC parishes abroad, admitted the congregations in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina under his omophorion, and also paid visits to Greece, Romania and Georgia

Congregations of St. George Church in the town of ?a?ak (Serbia) and Dormition Home Church in the village of Bukovica (Bosnia and Herzegovina) were admitted to the Russian Orthodox Autonomous Church (ROAC) by Andrei (Maklakov), Archbishop of Pavlovskoye...
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Опубликовано: 16.08.2016