The UOC temple comes under fire in Donetsk region

August 30, 2018. The OSCE Monitoring Mission recorded holes in the church wall and shrapnel damage in the adjacent building. The Holy Protection temple of the UOC, located in the village Staromikhailovka of Mariinsky district of Donetsk region, came under fire. This was stated in a report by the OSCE Monitoring Mission dated August 26. “On August 26 in Staromikhailovka, […]

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Human rights activists: Obstructing UOC Cross Procession is a criminal offence

July 26, 2018. Commenting on media reports on precluding by authorities of participation of the UOC believers in the procession, human rights activists say it is a criminal offense. According to the explanatory note made by NGO Public Advocacy, precluding a religious rite is a criminal offense under article 180 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. This is stated on […]

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In Odessa parishioners and clergy not allowed into the church for worship

August 14, 2018. Represenatives of the UOC KP and UGCC were allowed into the Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church at the Odessa Military Academy while parishioners of the UOC were denied access. On the early morning of August 14, the clergy and numerous parishioners came to the Fontanka road to take part in the festive divine service. However, at the […]

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Robbery in the Orthodox themple in Bashkiria

August 14, 2018. Bashkir policemen detained a man, suspected of stealing donations from church boxes in a temple in Tuymazy, as reports regional press service of the Ministry of the Interior. The priest of the church appealed to the police with a statement about the theft of more than 11,000 RUR from boxes for donations. The suspect in the crime […]

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