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Protests and conflicts
3 February 2016, 10:18 | Freedom of Conscience |
Representatives of the UN Monitoring Mission, as well as parliamentarians of the Nordic and Baltic countries continue visiting the religious communities of Ukraine to monitor religious rights and freedoms in the country, "Religion in Ukraine" reports.
6 August 2015, 10:15 | Protests and conflicts |
Research workersof the world-famous museum Tauric Chersonese (Sevastopol) plan to hold a mass picket against the decision of the Russian Sevastopol mayor Sergiy Menyayla to appointment archpriest Serhiy Haliuta, a clergyman of the Crimean diocese of the UOC (MP), Religion in Ukraine reportedciting Krym.Realyy.
2 June 2015, 16:00 | Community |
"Between mid-April 2014 and 30 May 2015, at least 6,417 people, including at least 626 women and girls, have been documented as killed and 15,962 as wounded in the conflict zone of eastern Ukraine," according to the 10th report by the UN Human Rights Monitoring Team in Ukraine, which covers the period from February 16 to May 15, 2015, UNIAN agency informs.
20 May 2015, 14:01 | Protests and conflicts |
Official visit of the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) Metropolitan Onufriy (Berezovskiy) to Berdyansk diocese, made on 16-17 May, was somewhat overshadowed by local patriots arrival to the Metropolitan’s way to the Cathedral of the Nativity, where he had to celebrate worship.
20 May 2015, 12:03 | Temples, church property |
May 17, in the representative office of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) Chairman of the supervisory board of the construction division at the Patriarchal Cathedral Church Bishop Iosyp (Milian) met with the head of the Canadian-Ukrainian foundation Victor Getmanchuk.
6 April 2015, 12:51 | Extraordinary situations
Many villages, which technically are not located within the ATO zone but bordered it, were shelled. The monitors helped workers of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to reach those villages, Bociurkiw said.
4 June 2014, 19:16 | Extraordinary situations |
Some 15,000 people have left Donetsk amid ongoing hostilities between Ukrainian government forces and the armed proponents of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, Donetsk Regional Administration reports.
1 June 2014, 14:56 | Religion and policy |
15 May 2014, 13:39 | Moscow Patriarchy
29 April 2014, 17:46 | Community |
Mustafa Cemilev, the leader of the Crimean Tatar national movement whom Russian authorities have banned from entering his homeland until 2019, says that the Russian security service has told him and by extension his nation that its members must submit to Russian rule, face prison, or, even more ominously, “disappearance.”
12 February 2014, 11:10 | Church-state relations |
The Spiritual Directorate of Muslims of Crimea (SDMC) is concerned by the proselytism of Christian preachers in secondary schools, where the majority of the students are Crimean Tatars, Religion in Ukraine reports, with reference to SDMC.
24 January 2014, 03:11 | Religious intolerance and vandalism |
The Head of the Association of Jewish Community of Ukraine Yosyf Zisels is convinced that those churches, the priests and parishioners of which participated in Maidan, will suffer persecution and repressions. The only exception will be the Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Moscow Patriarchy
12 November 2013, 12:44 | Protests and conflicts |
The council of the Jewish religious Chabad community in Sevastopol made an official statement in which it accuses a number of political parties, organizations, and the media of “Nazi propaganda.”
4 November 2013, 15:14 | Protests and conflicts
On November 3 In Lviv, representatives of Antonin Dognal’s religious group tried to disrupt a prayer event led by the priests of the Sts. Peter and Paul Church and seminarians in Lviv. The Dognalists shouted abusive words at the Greek Catholics and tried to harm a priest. If the police had not intervened, a fight would have broken out between the parishioners and the Doganalists.
31 October 2013, 15:51 | Protests and conflicts |
Activists of Russian organizations in Sevastopol on October 29 picketed near the construction site of a synagogue. The picket was attended by about 100 people, “armed” with flags and banners of different Russian organizations and parties.
10 October 2013, 10:54 | Protests and conflicts |
The unrecognized religious group, led by Antonin Dognal, has pronounced an anathema on the Ukrainian church leaders who signed an appeal for the European integration of Ukraine. The followers of Dognal believe the clergy “betrayed God.”
12 September 2013, 10:08 | Protests and conflicts |
Patients handcuffed themselves to a bed in a clinic near the Kyiv Cave Monastery. The reason for the patients' action is to stop the attempt to forcibly move them to an unsuitable building.
28 May 2013, 00:00 | Protests and conflicts
Journalists organized a protest at a Cabinet of Ministers meeting on Wednesday demanding the dismissal of Ukrainian Interior Minister Vitaliy Zakharchenko, but Prime Minister Mykola Azarov, in turn, demanded that their accreditation be canceled.
25 May 2013, 17:14 | Protests and conflicts
There were a handful of minor disturbances, with 10 arrests, but Kyiv’s LGBT community managed to hold its first ever gay pride parade in the city on Saturday, May 25.
29 April 2013, 10:24 | Protests and conflicts |
The Dognal Group fully supported the Union of the Orthodox Brotherhoods of Ukraine, which held a protest in front of the building hosting the 3rd Kyiv Interfaith Forum.