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  • 8 September 2014, 10:47 | International relations | 

    Dalai-lama: Putin seems to want to "rebuild the Berlin Wall"

    Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama criticized Russia's President Vladimir Putin as "self-centred" in a German newspaper interview on Sunday, saying Putin seems to want to "rebuild the Berlin Wall".

  • 8 September 2014, 10:04 | Extraordinary situations

    Terrorists in Donetsk shoot Jewish man

    A Jewish man was shot to death by pro-Russian insurgents in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Friday, community leaders told The Jerusalem Post.

  • 2 September 2014, 09:24 | Islam | 

    First Muslim Gymnasium “Our Future” Opens its Doors For the Schoolchildren

    Private Gymnasium started its work at Kyiv Islamic Cultural Centre with the solemn opening “First Bell” ceremony on September 1, 2014 at 11AM. The study plan, fulfilling the obligatory state education programme, also makes a good showing by advanced study of foreign languages (English and Arabic), lessons on Ethics and Ethnic traditions.

  • 22 August 2014, 13:36 | National religious question

    Dzhemilev Appointed President’s envoy on Crimean Tatar Affairs

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has appointed Crimean Tatar leader, Ukrainian MP Mustafa Dzhemilev, his representative on Crimean Tatar affairs.

  • 20 August 2014, 14:06 | Islam | 

    Donetsk Cathedral Mosque Damaged, No Injuries

    A missile hit Donetsk Cathedral Mosque “Akhat’-Jami” during the shelling on August 16. It broke through the central dome and exploded inside the building. Fortunately, the prayer hall was empty at that moment, so there were no injuries.

  • 17 August 2014, 11:46 | Church-state relations | 

    In Crimea a Muslim to be persecuted for ‘extremist literature'

    The books banned in Russia were found as a result of the search in the Crimean Madrassas. The case of the director of the educational institution was filed in court. This was reported by Deputy Mufti of the Muslims of Crimea Esadullah Bayirov to Krym.Realii website.

  • 8 August 2014, 12:43 | Judaism | 

    150 Jews who fled Ukraine fighting expected in Israel

    At least 150 Jews who fled fighting in eastern Ukraine are expected to land in Israel next month in one of the largest group of arrivals of its kind this year, JTA informs.

  • 7 August 2014, 12:26 | Islam

    International Youth School For Islamic Studies is held in Kyiv

    A 5-day III International Youth School For Islamic Studies was launched at Kyiv Islamic Cultural Centre. Young Islamic researchers from both different parts of ukraine and Belarus will take part in its work.

  • 28 July 2014, 12:55 | Islam

    Muslims of Ukraine celebrate Eid al-Fitr

  • 24 July 2014, 12:22 | Islam | 

    Mufti Said Ismagilov called Muslims to pay zakat al-Fitr to refugees from Crimea and Donbas

    Said Ismagilov, Mufti of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Ukraine "Ummah", urges Muslims to pay zakat al-Fitr, which is paid by Muslims at the end of Ramadan, for the needs of refugees from the Crimea and Donbas.

  • 23 July 2014, 15:40 | National religious question | 

    Yaakov Dov Bleich: Jews cannot be considered separate from Ukrainians, because together we are fighting for a sovereign and integral Ukraine

    All the Jews in Ukraine, from Lviv to Donbas, are a Ukrainian social force, they are concerned for the fate of the state, its integrity and are fighting for it in the ranks of the Ukrainian army, Yaakov Dov Bleich, Chief Rabbi of Kyiv and Ukraine, said in his interview to Radio Liberty.

  • 9 July 2014, 11:11 | Islam | 

    Mejlis: Crimean Tatars are being pursued

    The mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people is going to turn to international organizations in response to Refat Chubarov and Mustafa Dzhemilev’s situation.

  • 2 July 2014, 16:41 | Islam | 

    Muftiate of Crimean Muslims is concerned about Ramadan held in the new realities

    On June 27 the Muslim holy month of Ramadan began. Deputy Mufti of Muslims of Crimea Ayder Ismailov hsared his view what the current Ramadan will be like for Muslims of Crimea, caught in the new conditions, reports Religion in Ukraine referring to Islam.in.ua.

  • 1 July 2014, 11:25 | Islam | 

    Official Iftar to be held in Kyiv Mosque AR-Rahma

    On July 3, at 21:15 at the Great Mosque of Kyiv ‘Ar-Rahma’ the official Iftar will be held a traditional dinner Fitr in the month of Ramadan.

  • 30 June 2014, 12:22 | National religious question | 

    Dnipropetrovsk Jews raise funds to help National Guard

    The central synagogue of Dnipropetrovsk collects donations to send them treatment of wounded soldiers of the National Guard of Ukraine.

  • 27 June 2014, 10:17 | Islam | 

    Islamic month of fasting begins

    The Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Ukraine Ummah in communion with the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Crimea, according to the decision of the European Council on fatwas and research, announces the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan after sunset on June 27; respectively, June 28, 2014 will be the first day of fast.

  • 26 June 2014, 14:53 | Islam | 

    Deputy director of Islamic Madrassah near Simferopol released

    Deputy Director of the Islamic Madrasah in Kolchuhino village of Simferopol region in Crimea Ayder Osmanov was released in a few hours, reports Religion in Ukraine website with reference to Sobytiya.info.

  • 25 June 2014, 12:02 | Islam | 

    Mufti of Poland comes to annexed the Crimea to discuss problems of Muslims

    During the visit, Tomasz Mickiewicz met with the Mufti of Crimea Haji Emirali Ablayev.

  • 24 June 2014, 14:18 | Religion and policy | 

    Masked men abduct deputy director of Crimean Madrassah after search

    The search in the madrassah in Kolchugino village of Simferopol district is over. Deputy Director Ayder Osmanov was abducted from the institution, several computers were seized, reports the press service of the Spiritual Administration of Crimean Muslims (DUMK).

  • 18 June 2014, 14:38 | Buddhism | 

    Dalai Lama prays for Ukraine and plans to come

    This is the promise that the Buddhist spiritual leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner gave to Alexander Feldman, a MP of Ukraine and the founder of the Institute of human rights and prevention of extremism and xenophobia, during their meeting in Livorno (Italy). The head of Buddhists all over the world went there to meet his European followers.