Category Archives: Ukraine

Ukrainian NGO “Forpost” published the report « Hate Crimes In Ukraine : Evidence Of Human Rights Violation Of Orthodox Christians In Ukraine”

June 9, 2015. NGO Public advocacy and “Forpost” Advocacy union published the report « Hate Crimes In Ukraine : Evidence Of Human Rights Violation Of Orthodox Christians In Ukraine”. At the beginning of 2015 NGO conducted a monitoring procedure and made an update on observance of rights and freedoms in the context of religious relationships in Ukraine. In the course of research there […]

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Two Orthodox churches vandalized in Kiev region

June 9, 2015. Vandals have attacked two churches of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) in the town of Vasilkov outside Kiev, the Ukrainian capital. The incidents occurred in the early hours. Vandals tried to break the door of the St. Nicholas Church and smashed windows in its alter section, the UOC said on its website.

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Metropolit Sergiy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church meets OSCE SMM Representatives

May 28, 2015. As the Synodal Information Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church reports on its web-site, Metropolit of Ternopil and of Kremenets Sergiy had a meeting with the representatives of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine Mr Marko Kirschbaum and Mr Leszek Kocik. Participants of the meeting discussed some human rights issues in Ukraine, in particular related to […]

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Orthodox church set on fire in northwestern Ukraine

May 25, 2015. Unknown individuals have set fire to a hospital church built in honor of holy martyr Panteleimon in the city of Kovel, Volyn Region of Ukraine. The incident occurred in the early hours of May 24. Fire was set to the building on two sides. The firefighters, who were called by an eyewitness, managed to extinguish the fire, […]

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