Category Archives: freedom of assembly

Radicals attempted to disrupt a memorial service at Polish cemetery

March 13, 2018. In the Polish town of Sahryń, a Ukrainian official attempted to disrupt a memorial service for the tragically died Ukrainians, forcing the priests of the Polish Orthodox Church to leave the cemetery. The memorial panikhida was being served for the hundreds of Ukrainians who fell victim to the Polish Army Krajowa on March 10, 1944, writes “Volyn […]

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Nationalists from S14 block the entrance to Kiev-Pechersk Lavra

January 10, 2018. Nearly 30 persons in balaclavas from the ultra-right organization S14 (Sich) blocked the entrance to the caves of the Holy Dormition Kiev-Pechersk Lavra and blocked the barrier, reports ”Hromadske”. “There were verbal skirmishes and a small scuffle. The protestors let a few cars enter, which, according to them, do not belong to the Lavra’s employees,” the correspondent […]

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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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Radicals disrupt consecration of Orthodox memorial cross

December 16, 2017. On December 16, in Malin, Zhytomyr region, provocateurs disrupted the service of the UOC and the consecration of a renewed memorial cross, writes “Zhitomir Info”. Hardly had Metropolitan Vissarion of Ovruch and Korosten started consecrating the cross, when activists in camouflage and balaclavas arrived in several cars. Provocateurs immediately began to call the faithful separatists, shouting that […]

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Albania begins charging for entrance to Orthodox holy sites

November 21, 2017. Pilgrims and visitors must now purchase tickets for the privilege of entrance into several Orthodox monasteries and churches throughout Albania, according to a recent governmental decision, reports aktines.blogspot.ru. Clergy have already called the decision another in a long line of restrictive measures directed against the Orthodox Church in Albania. The new paying regime applies to St. Nicholas […]

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