• 20 October 2019, 11:40 | Religion and policy | 

    Crimean defendants in "Hizb ut-Tahrir case" might be committed to a psychiatric hospital

    Russian investigators want to arrange an examination of the defendants in the second Simferopol "case of Hizb ut-Tahrir" in a psychiatric hospital, Eden Semedlyaev, the lawyer of Remzi Bekirov told Krym.Realii

  • 18 October 2019, 11:19 | Religion and society | 

    Avakov is asked to assess the police who lobby interests of OCU-MP in Vinnytsia

    The head of the regional Department for nationalities and religions Ihor Saletsky, who was dismissed from the office, appealed to Arsen Avakov so that he figured out why the National Police in Vinnytsia "supports" the OCU-MP and does not register the statements of members of the OCU.

  • 18 October 2019, 10:14 | Religious intolerance and vandalism | 

    Vandalism in Slavsk: Russian tile replaces paintings of Sosenko and Butsmanyuk

    Interior repairs were launched in the Church of the Assumption of the Theotokos of the UGCC in Slavske: the priceless murals executed by the muralist Modest Sosenko were replaced by tiles, the ornament of which reminds either of a mosque or a bath.

  • 16 October 2019, 10:06 | Religion and policy | 

    Russian propagandist came to Kyiv to raise funds for UOC-MP church

    The announcer of Russia-1 TV channel and CEO of Russia's Spas TV channel Borys Korchevnikov, who is included in the Peacemaker database, came to Kyiv and stated that he was raising money for the restoration of the church of Agapit Pechersky and Luke of the Crimean UOC MP.

  • 9 October 2019, 09:18 | Charity, social service | 

    Germany allocates EUR 7 million for community development in Ukraine

    On October 8, 2019, UKRINFORM hosted a press conference themed “7 million euros for community development in Ukraine: grants from German government agencies”.

  • 6 October 2019, 10:19 | Religion and society | 

    Greek Catholics to hold All-Ukrainian Forum “Social Service of the Family" in Kyiv

    On Saturday, October 12, 2019, the All-Ukrainian Forum of social service of the UGCC entitled "Social Service of the Family" will be held in Kyiv for the third time. The organizers of the event – the Department of Social Service of the UGCC together with Caritas Ukraine and the charitable Organization "Lviv Educational Foundation".

  • 4 October 2019, 10:10 | Religion and policy | 

    UOC-MP are campaigning for "Steinmeier formula"

    UOC-MP Metropolitan Luka of Zaporizhzhya and MP Vadym Novynsky almost unanimously support the so-called ‘Steinmeier formula’.

  • 23 September 2019, 14:23 | Religion and society | 

    Greek Catholic nun in Ternopil Region adopts nine children

    The first family-type orphanage was created in Chortkiv in early September. Now it is home to nine children, who were adopted by a nun, Sister Josaphata. The mother of a large family told the readers of “20 Minutes” how to raise children in a large family and what prompted her to such a decision.

  • 21 September 2019, 11:04 | Land and property problems | 

    UN demands not to evict Crimean Diocese of OCU from the Cathedral

    The UN Human Rights Committee once again demands from Russia not to evict the Crimean Diocese of the OCU from the Cathedral. This was reported on Facebook by Serhiy Zayets, a representative of the parishioners, an expert of the Regional Human Rights Center, Telegraph reports.

  • 19 September 2019, 16:27 | Freedom of Conscience | 

    Human rights activists urged the OSCE to monitor religious persecution in Crimea and Donbas

    On September 19, a special event dedicated to the issues of religious freedom in the Russian-occupied Ukrainian territories of Crimea and Donbas was held as part of the annual OSCE conference in Warsaw. The event, organized by the Center for Civil Liberties in partnership with the Institute of Religious Freedom, was attended by diplomats of OSCE participating countries, religious figures and social activists.

  • 19 September 2019, 11:17 | Religion and society | 

    From “mine-clearing of hearts” to marijuana legalization: All-Ukrainian Council of Churches discussed challenges with Avakov

    The leadership of the Ministry of Internal Affairs discussed with the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations the directions and practical frameworks of further cooperation.

  • 18 September 2019, 11:36 | Land and property problems | 

    Archbishop Klyment of OCU appeals against eviction from the temple

    Archbishop Klyment of the Crimean diocese of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine lodged an appeal to the court in Russian Kaluga against the decision of the Russian 21st Arbitration Court of Appeal in Sevastopol, which upheld the decision to terminate the lease of the premises of the Cathedral of the OCU in Simferopol. Archbishop Klyment told it to Krym.Realii on September 17.

  • 17 September 2019, 14:37 | Social questioning | 

    Ukrainians trust the Church 4 times more than the Court: study

    The Church in Ukraine has a fairly high level of trust – 63%. This is stated in the published results of the study, which was conducted by the service of the Razumkov Center from 6 to 11 September 2019.

  • 11 September 2019, 12:30 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine | view photo | 

    UOC of the USA: Remembering the Tragedy of September 11, 2001

    Council of Bishops of the UOC of the USA addressed the 18th anniversary of the Tragedy of September 11, 2001. Bishops join in the commemoration of the victims of the Tragedy. They also invite people to pray for those in military uniform who defend the world against terrorism daily.

  • 11 September 2019, 10:06 | International relations | 

    A Transcarpathian separatist priest requested the support of the President of the Czech Republic

    In early September, President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman received a delegation of seven in Prague Castle, who claimed to "represent the interests of the Ruthenians seeking their autonomy in Ukraine."

  • 9 September 2019, 10:16 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine | 

    A Ukrainian сhurch is listed among Chicago's most beautiful buildings

    Time Out has published a rating of the top 50 most beautiful buildings in Chicago. It includes conservatories, historical buildings, churches and skyscrapers, along with some interesting facts about them.

  • 9 September 2019, 09:38 | Temples, church property | 

    A Greek Catholic сhurch was recognized as the best at the International Building Competition

    The project of the Greek Catholic сhurch of Saints Volodymyr and Olha in Khodoriv, Lviv Region, won the European Construction Award.

  • 6 September 2019, 12:50 | Religion and society | 

    OCU to appeal court ruling banning disposal of UOC-KP property

    The Orthodox Church of Ukraine is set to appeal against the ruling of the District Administrative Court of Kyiv (DAC) that bans any actions related to disposal and management of the property of the Kyiv Patriarchy of the UOC-KP before the decision in the action concerning the liquidation of the UOC-KP enters in force.

  • 6 September 2019, 11:47 | Religious intolerance and vandalism | 

    Occupants lay water duct across Muslim cemetery in Crimea

    The construction works to lay a water duct are being carried out at the site of the Muslim burial in Kirov district of Russian-occupied Crimea, owing to which the burial is being destroyed.

  • 29 August 2019, 12:22 | Faith and weapon | 

    Prayer for deceased defenders of Ukraine held in Lviv garrison church and in Kyiv

    August 29 is the day of remembrance of the defenders of Ukraine who died in the struggle for its independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity. In memory of all the defenders of Ukraine, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the garrison Church of Sts Peter and Paul. For five years of the war with Russia, this church saw 93 funerals of heroes of Ukraine.