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, […]» Read more
Category Archives: freedom of conscience
State TV and Radio Broadcasting Committee of Ukraine bans the import of epic about Saint Illya of Murom
December 7, 2017. The Expert Council at the State Committee for Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine banned the wholesale import of books “Ilya of Murom and Nightingale the Robber: Tales of the Russian Hero-Knights” and “Bogatyr Russian Fairy Tales”. As the head of the department for analysis and development of the information space of the State Committee for Television […]» Read more
October 2, 2017. Societal and Church leaders, representatives of the intelligentsia, and believers have expressed outraged over the new law “On the Free Change of Sex,” which the Greek parliament adopted in the first reading, reports Russian Athos. In accordance with the new draft law, it is enough to simply provide a written declaration in order to receive a legal […]» Read more
August 15, 2017. Mayor of Ivano-Frankivsk Ruslan Martsinkiv on his Facebook page called the Ukrainian Orthodox Church “the church of the occupant”, while stating that he does not care about the opinion on this issue of the Commissioner for Human Rights. Martsinkiv cites scans from the brochure of the UOC, where the position of the canonical Church regarding military operations […]» Read more
“Peacemaker” website under investigation for publishing personal data and threaten of clerics of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
July 9, 2017 – Kyiv Police Department is investigating the case against the “Peacemaker” site, which publishes contact information of the so-called “traitors to the motherland”, including clerics of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church who are then threatened. The police started the case on the fact of publishing personal data on the website “Peacemaker” of more than four and a […]» Read more