Category Archives: Ukraine

Primate of ROC calls on international human rights activists to stop lawlessness towards UOC

June 2, 2016. Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia called on the international community to protect the structures of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church and stop raider seizure of Orthodox churches in Ukraine, as reports union of orthodox journalists. Seizure of churches of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church is a “flagrant violation of human rights and religious freedom,” said the […]

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Church of Moscow Patriarchate set on fire in Kiev

May 24, 2016. The Church of Transfiguration of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate in Kiev has been vandalized, as reports Interfax. The incident occurred on Sunday night. A group of unidentified individuals broke the doors to enter the church. Then they set the church on fire from the inside and outside and fled, the press service of […]

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In Rivne the Kyiv Patriarchate didn’t let the priest and the believers of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church enter the cemetery.

May 4, 2016. The activists of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyiv Patriarchate (UOC-KP) threatened with throwing the car belonging to a priest into the river if he tried to perform a memorial service at the graves of deceased relatives of the believers of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC), as reports press-service of UOC. On May 4 in the village of Kamenica, […]

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Unidentified criminal threw three grenades to an Orthodox church

May 4, 2016. Three explosions were heard in the territory of All Saints Church in the village of Georgiyevka of the Marjino District in the Donetsk Region, unidentified criminals hit the building for the staff, with a novice inside, but he was not injured, as the website Interfax-Religion reports. The Marjino Police Department of the Volnovakha District of the Police […]

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