Tag: Russia

An Orthodox church was set on fire in Russia

The vandals also broke down the gate to the bridge leading to the temple.

Russian Christians face persecution for refusing to fight in Ukraine

Russia has faced a much larger resistance than expected in Ukraine and is being pushed back in some regions.

Russian Orthodox priest attacked in Portugal

Russian Embassy in Portugal announced.

Russian Embassy in Portugal denounces "attack" on priest in Lisbon

Thee local authorities said they were not aware of the situation.

Two Russian priests on trial for opposing war in Ukraine

Moscow isn't tolerating any dissent in this matter.

Ukrainian Orthodox priests have reportedly been tortured by Russian forces

On July 12, the metropolitan organised an ecumenical memorial for the fallen Ukrainian soldiers at Lviv's Lychakivsky Cemetery.

A man set a church on fire in order to prevent his wife from making donations

The property damage caused by the fire is estimated to be more than USD 170,000.

A 16th century Ukrainian monastery has been burned down by Russian forces

The monastery lies near Russian positions in eastern Donetsk, which the Kremlin is focused on capturing.

Freedom of religion under threat in Ukraine amid Russian invasion

The situation in Crimea is an example of the hostile treatment by Russian authorities against religious minorities.

Ukrainian Orthodox Church severs ties with Moscow

The invasion of Ukraine has led to tense relations between the Russian Orthodox Church and other parishes.