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6 December 2016, 15:29 | Terrorism |
Note that in September 2014, when Horlivka was already beyond the Ukrainian government’s control, armed men kidnapped Adventist pastor Serhiy Lytovchenko in the house of prayer during communion. The kidnappers justified their actions by saying “this is an Orthodox land and it has no place various sects.” The pastor was liberated from prison only after 20 days.
26 October 2016, 13:27 | Community |
First Deputy Chairperson of Ukraine's Vekrhovna Rada and Ukrainian envoy for humanitarian issues at Minsk peace talks Iryna Gerashchenko announced at a UN Security Council meeting on Tuesday, October 25, that 495 Ukrainian women and 68 Ukrainian children had been killed amid Russian aggression in Donbas, eastern Ukraine.
26 October 2016, 12:09 | Terrorism |
The activities for release of renowned scholar Igor Kozlovskyy are ongoing and the Centre for release of hostages and search of missing persons to the Security Service of Ukraine intends to fight for him.
20 May 2016, 10:10 | Terrorism |
5 May 2016, 19:12 | Extraordinary situations |
Over half a million children in Ukraine's war-torn Donbas region need immediate help, according to UNICEF.
25 April 2016, 10:34 | Terrorism |
On April 24, in the night, illegal armed groups opened fire on the locality of Pravdivka (Donetsk region) with heavy artillery, the ATO headquarters reports.
23 March 2016, 10:55 | Terrorism |
Spiritual leaders of Ukraine expressed their condolences regarding the series of terrorist attacks that happened on March 22 in Brussels.
21 March 2016, 12:37 | Terrorism |
“They planned to assault a penitentiary establishment using grenade launchers. Moreover, the group intended to commit terrorist acts and spread propaganda against ethnic and religious minorities residing in Kherson region,” informed Oleksandr Tkachuk, chief of staff of the head of the Security Service of Ukraine.
31 January 2016, 12:06 | Terrorism |
Ihor Kozlovsky, President of the Centre for Religious Studies and International Spiritual Relations, is well-known in Donetsk.
The Russian resource News-Front posted a video in which a priest from the UOC (MP), who came from Ukraine-controlled areas of Luhansk region, complains about his life in Ukraine and refers to the Ukrainian military servicemen as "occupiers", according to IV Vlada.
3 November 2015, 14:19 | Community |
Human Rights Watch has called on the Russian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Natalia Sharina, director of the Moscow Library of Ukrainian Literature, who has been held under house arrest since October 30.
6 October 2015, 12:00 | Religion and policy |
Rector of the Church of the Holy New Martyrs, Donetsk Diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) Andriy Manych settled in the territory of the DPR military unit in Makiyivka chapel and agreed to become the father confessor of terrorists.
8 July 2015, 16:11 | Terrorism |
There is no functioning rule of law on militant-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine – that was the experience of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muiznieks during a recent visit to the restive region, informs Ukraine Today.
2 July 2015, 14:15 | Terrorism |
Sheikh Said Ismagilov, mufti, performed a monitoring of the situation in the occupied part of Donbas and shared his information on RISU blog.
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.
8 April 2015, 11:21 | Terrorism |
10 March 2015, 09:48 | UOC KP |
“We do not stand for any peace that our opponents offer us – refuse from Donetsk and Luhansk regions and there will be peace in Ukraine! This is unjust peace. And the Church stands on the basis of justice. It will be just when the borders of our country are preserved,” says the joint statement.
9 March 2015, 16:09 | Luhansk region |
Eight churches of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church were damaged within the period of militants’ attacks on residential areas in Luhansk region.
3 March 2015, 10:28 | Terrorism |
Troitske Village of Popasna District, Luhansk, was on a regular line of fire during the battle for Debaltseve, so it experienced almost non-stop attacks and several assaults involving tanks of Russian regular troops and militants.
18 February 2015, 15:20 | Terrorism |
In the area of counter-terrorist operation in the Donbas disappeared military chaplain Fr Igor Petrenko.