Police keep back statistics on religious hate crimes in Ukraine

February 9, 2017. An actual number of offences with regard to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church exceed those offered by the law enforcement, as reports the Union of the Orthodox Journalists. At the beginning of February the Central Investigation Department of the National Police of Ukraine published the results of the law enforcement bodies’ activity over the last year. Inter alia, […]

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Orthodox churches and homes attacked in remote Greek villages near Albanian boarder

February 6, 2017. Two churches and four houses were recently attacked by night in the Greek mountain village of Xirovalto in the Pogoni municaplity, near the Greek-Albanian border, 195 miles southwest of Thessaloniki, and other villages§ as reports pravoslavie.ru website. “We will not become slaves in our homes,” is the cry of despair of the few guards living on the […]

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Russian permanent envoy to OSCE says Kosovo authorities enables attacks on churches

February 3, 2017, the Russian Foreign Ministry has criticized the Kosovo authorities over violations of the rights of Orthodox Christians and attacks on their churches, as reports interfax. “Take, for example, the situations surrounding the [Cathedral] Church of Christ the Savior in Pristina and the Church of St. Nicholas in Prizren. One gets the impression that the obstructing of their […]

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