Category Archives: freedom of assembly

UOC believers prevented from joining Procession in Kiev, – Ovruch eparchy

July 20, 2018. Believers of the Ovruch eparchy face attempts to prevent their participation in the Kiev Cross Procession on July 27. The Ovruch district authorities prevent believers of the UOC from joining the Cross Procession in the capital, banning the route to Kiev on July 27, reports the Information and Educational Department of the UOC with reference to Protopriest […]

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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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Unknowns stoned the bus full of believers of the UOC heading towards the peaceful protest for the protection of the canonical orthodox Church in the Ukraine

October 2, 2018 – The attack happened on the territory of St. George’s monastery around 02:00 in the morning in the city of Rivno (western Ukraine). As a correspondent of the UOJ have reported from the scene, four fit and tall unknowns in black balaclavas  stoned with large stones a bus that was filling with parishioners of the UOC to […]

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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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