Category Archives: discrimination

Provocation of radicals near Tithes Orthodox Monastery near Kiev

A small group of right-wing radicals came to the walls of the Tithes Monastery of the Nativity of the Theotokos to arrange a “performance”. The radicals posted a video about their action on their Facebook page. The activists lit flares and started shouting “Get FSB out of Ukraine!”, “Crimea is ours!”, “Glory to the nation – death to enemies!” A clergyman, […]

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Documents on violations of believers’ rights in Ukraine transferred to EU

March 6, 2018. An event “Religion and State – Multi-Dimensional Relations” was held by the UNO, within the framework of which the believers’ rights were discussed, in particular. On March 5 during the work of the regular session of the UN Human Rights Council NGO Public Advocacy Oleg Denisov spoke with the delegates about possible ways of overcoming the crisis-hit […]

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Ukrainian politicians violate international law by interfering in the internal life of the Church.

March 5, 2018. “Ukrainian politicians violate international law by interfering in the internal life of the Church” is stated in the resolution of the international conference “Contemporary Challenges of Orthodox Identity” which took place on February 27, 2017 in the capital of the Republic of Serbia Banja Luka. According to the conference participants, political and religious experts, modern Ukraine is […]

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Ukrainian Regional Council Deputy to ban Ukrainian Orthodox Church

December 22, 2017. Deputy of Ivano-Frankovsk Regional Council Mikhail Ivanochko seeks the prohibition of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and suggests that its priests be driven out of their temples. This is what the head of the district organization All-Ukrainian Association “Svoboda”, initiator of the address by the regional council urging to check the UOC clergy for their connection with FSB, […]

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Ministry of Culture asserts its innocence in delaying the registration of UOC statutes

December 14, 2017. Representatives of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine Andrei Yurash and Dmitry Yatsishin refused to recognize as illegal the actions taken against the statutes of the UOC under registration and consider the claim of the Church to be groundless. They stated this on December 13, during the next court session, reports a UOJ correspondent from the courtroom. […]

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