Category Archives: Russia

Discrimination against orthodox schools in funding.

January 29, 2016. His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia Kirill stated that the orthodox schools are discriminated against in the matter of funding as Interfax reports. “Though the principle of equal funding of public and private schools is enshrined in the legislation some regional governments are seeking ways to reduce funding of orthodox schools compared to the […]

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Vandalism in an Orthodox Church

December 24, 2015. The District Court of Meleuzovsky region of the Republic of Mordovia (Russia) condemned two citizens of 20 and 19-years old respectively, for robbery and damages in a church, as the website of the Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Bashkortostan reports. The court found that in April 2015, the two citizens and their minor accomplice planned to […]

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Criminal prosecution for offence of religious feelings

December 16, 2015. The Investigative Committee of Kirov region (Russia) started a criminal prosecution against two inhabitants, as the website of the Investigation Department of Kirov region reports. The prosecution is based on the Criminal Code (public actions, expressing obvious disrespect for society in order to insult religious feelings of believers). According to the investigators, at the evening of September […]

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Orthodox sculptures demolished in Russia

December 10, 2015. In the Central park of Vladimir region (Russia), Orthodox sculptures were demolished, as the website Interfax-religion reports. According to the national tele and radio company “Russia Vladimir“, ten Orthodox sculptures made of white stone have been destroyed with a bulldozer, under the excuse that they were dirty. Broken into pieces, the sculptures then have thrown to the […]

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