Tag: Russia

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.

116 spiritual sites destroyed in the last months in Ukraine

Most of these ruined sites were in the regions of Donetsk, Kyiv, and Kharkiv.

Tristan Azbej: Hungary will veto sanctions against religious leader

In an interview with Vasarnap.hu, State Secretary Tristan Azbej said that Hungary rejects the sanctions against Church leaders.

Possible mass grave with up to 9,000 bodies discovered near Mariupol

The images, which appeared to match the site, were released by a U.S. satellite imagery company, Maxar Technologies.

Vladimir Putin demands Israel give Russia control of historic Jerusalem church

The Nevsky church property was initially purchased by Tsar Alexander II in 1859 and remained under Russian control until 1917.

Russian troops desecrated a Ukrainian cemetery

Russia is perpetrating war crimes on Ukrainian soil on a regular basis.

An Orthodox priest has been kidnapped in Ukraine

Russia's invasion of Ukraine does not seem to get even slightly closer to an end.

Russian-occupied Crimea orders law to ban Ukrainien Orthodox Church

Epiphanius I, head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, stated that "the spirit of the anti-Christ operates in the leader of Russia"