• 7 March 2018, 17:44 | Church-state relations | 

    Lawsuits to be filed against violation of search procedure and discrimination of Muslims, says RAMU lawyer

    Following a search in the Islamic Cultural Center of Kyiv that took place on on March 6, a press conference was held with the participation of Said Ismagilov, the Mufti of the Religious Administration of Muslims of Ukraine "Ummah", MP Refat Chubarov, the chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, Seyran Arifov, the chairman of the All-Ukrainian Association of Public Organizations "Alraid" and others.

  • 6 March 2018, 14:48 | Church-state relations | 

    The Islamic cultural centre in Kyiv was searched

    In the Islamic cultural center in Kyiv, the law enforcers conducted a search and allegedly seized prohibited literature. This was announced by mufti of the Spiritual Directorate of Muslims of Ukraine said Ismagilov in Facebook.

  • 21 February 2018, 09:38 | Islam | 

    Political religion is not a problem of sole Islam, - scholar

    The problem of the so-called "political religion" or its politicization is a phenomenon that affects not only Islamism, but also religions and the twenty-first century in general. Religion becomes an instrument for solving political problems in order to achieve the interests of individual elites, experts said during a press conference “Islam in politics: from the annexation of Crimea to the" Olive branch in Syria”, which took place in Kyiv on Tuesday, February 20.

  • 19 February 2018, 11:20 | Church-state relations | 

    Russian Council of Crimean Tatars set up in Crimea

    In the annexed Crimea, the Russian-backed Crimean Tatar people's council was established to “provide feedback between the authorities and the population.” This is reported by Krym.Realia, which cites the Russian media.

  • 7 February 2018, 10:29 | Protests and conflicts

    Crimean Muslims embark on hunger strike against demolition of the mosque

    Construction company Akura, which is engaged in the construction of the residential estate “Crimean Rose” in the Simferopol district of Striletsk city, is going to preserve "the building said to be a mosque” until the decision is adopted “by the authorities.”

  • 2 February 2018, 13:50 | Islam | 

    Muslim girls hold flash mob in Kyiv on the occasion of International Day of Hijab

    Ukrainian Muslim women are wearing hijabs not because they are controlled by anyone, a representative of Ukrainian Muslims Yulia Burnatseva claims.

  • 24 January 2018, 16:24 | Terrorism

    Three years since Russia began its persecution on fake ‘terrorism’ charges of Crimean Muslims

    It is exactly three years since the first FSB arrests of Crimean Muslims on fabricated ‘terrorism’ charges and almost that long since 32-year-old Crimean Tatar political prisoner Ruslan Zeytullaev last saw his three small daughters - – Sabriye, Mumine, and Nuriye.

  • 11 December 2017, 08:53 | Islam | 

    Ukrainian Muslim believers to sign the Social Concept of Ukrainian Muslims

    Ukrainian followers of Islam are to sign this day the “Social Concept of Muslims of Ukraine.”

  • 31 October 2017, 10:18 | Terrorism | 

    Amina Okuyeva died the death of a martyr woman, says Mufti Said Ismagilov

    Mufti of the Religious Administration of Muslims of Ukraine “Ummah” Said Ismagilov believes that Amina Okuyeva died as a shaheed, a martyr, who sacrificed her life for Allah.

  • 18 October 2017, 09:33 | Religion and society | 

    Russian refugee Muslims may be unable to get asylum in Ukraine

    Muslims who flee from Russia due to constant repression may be unable to receive asylum in the territory of Ukraine. In the absence of a clear migration policy, border guards and DHS workers decide for themselves to whom to provide asylum.

  • 21 September 2017, 09:58 | Church-state relations | view photo | 

    Non-profit status of religious organizations discussed in Kyiv

    On Wednesday, September 20, a roundtable discussion was held dedicated to "Peculiarities of the legal status of religious organizations in the legal framework of Ukraine: non-profit statu"”. The event was organized by the Department of Foreign Relations of the Patriarchal Curia of the UGCC in Ukraine.

  • 13 September 2017, 10:43 | Freedom of Conscience | 

    One more Muslim detained in occupied Crimea

    Russian security forces conducted a search on September 13 at Renat Paralamov's house in the Crimean village of Nizhnogorsk and detained him.

  • 15 August 2017, 10:23 | Religious intolerance and vandalism | 

    In Crimea, occupants destroyed a Muslim cemetery to build cottages

    In Crimea near the children's camp “Artek” a Muslim cemetery was destroyed. This was done to build on its territory the cottages for guests of the facility. It was reported by RBC-Ukraine with reference to Crimean News.

  • 12 July 2017, 10:22 | Faith and weapon | 

    A book about Muslims involved in the ATO presented in Kyiv

    The book was presented by the author – associate professor of the Department of Religious Studies and Theology of the National University “Ostroh Academy” Mykhailo Yakubovych.

  • 9 July 2017, 10:46 | Church-state relations | 

    Crimean Court extends detention of persons involved in Hizb-Ut-Takhrir case for 2 months

    On July 7, the Kremlin-controlled Supreme Court of the annexed Crimea decided to extend the arrest until September 12 to two other persons involved in Bakhchisarai’s “Hizb ut-Tahrir case”: Zevri Abseitov and Enver Mamutov, a correspondent for Radio Svoboda in Crimea reports.

  • 6 July 2017, 13:09 | Church-state relations | 

    People persecuted by court in Crimea for their religious convictions

    Crimean Human Rights Group records the facts of oppression and persecution of believers in the occupied Crimea.

  • 4 July 2017, 10:25 | Islam | 

    VI International School of Islamic Studies held in Odessa

    This year, the International School of Islamic Studies, which has already become traditional, is taking place in Odessa. It is dedicated to “Islam in the modern world: historical, cultural, intellectual space,” Religion in Ukraine has reported citing Alraid.

  • 26 June 2017, 09:27 | Religious holidays and traditions | 

    Ukrainian Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

    The holiday of Eid al-Fitr, referred to as Uraza-bayram among Crimean Tatars is celebrated today in the Muslim world. Millions of believers mark the ending of holy month Ramadan, which also means the end of the month-long strict lent.

  • 5 May 2017, 10:24 | Church-state relations

    In Crimea unknown persons broke into the mosque and tried to burn the Quran

  • 23 April 2017, 08:53 | World news

    Patriarch Bartholomew will be in Egypt with Pope Francis

    The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople will be in Cairo on April 28 and 29, upon invitation of the Grand Imam of Al Azhar Mosque, Cheikh Ahmed Mohamed el-Tayyib, during the same days of Pope Francis' visits.