Category Archives: Ukraine

Robbery in an Orthodox Church

February 15, 2016. Unknown perpetrators robbed the church of Saint Nikolas in the village Hilcha, Rivne region (Ukraine), as diocese of Rivne reports. On the night of 13th February, police received a phone message from the villagers of Hilcha that unknown persons had intruded the church boutique on the source of St. Nicholas. The police investigation found that the thieves […]

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OSCE has received a report on the violations of the rights of believers of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate)

February 13, 2016. Ukrainian human rights organization “Public Advocacy» provided the OSCE (Department of Tolerance and Non-Discrimination, Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights) the report on the violations of the rights of believers of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in western Ukraine, as the website uoj reports. As it is indicated in the report, a significant part of the offenses, […]

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Russian official accuses Kiev of constant aggression against Orthodox believers

February 11, 2016. Russian Foreign Ministry human rights ombudsman Mr Konstantin Dolgov has accused Kiev of escalating aggression against Orthodox believers and churches of the Moscow Patriarchate in Ukraine, as the website tass reports. “Pressure on freedom of media, lack of investigation into tortures and continued use of torture methods in Ukrainian prisons is unfortunately added to by another theme […]

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The court found illegal the transaction of the Orthodox church in a village to Kiev Patriarchate

February 11, 2016. The religious community of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church  (Moscow Patriarchate) in the village Mil’cha of Dubno district, Rivne region, was able to challenge in the court the decision of the village council, which has helped the community of Kiev Patriarchate to seize illegally the temple. The judge issued a ruling according to which the decision of the […]

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Russian official accuses Kiev of growing aggression against Orthodox believers

February 11, 2016 Russian Foreign Ministry human rights ombudsman Konstantin Dolgov has accused Kiev of escalating aggression against Orthodox believers and churches of the Moscow Patriarchate in Ukraine, as tass.ru reports “Pressure on freedom of media, lack of investigation into tortures and continued use of torture methods at prisons of Ukraine is unfortunately added by another theme that has been […]

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