• 8 August 2011, 13:14 | Religion and policy | 

    Kyiv Court Rejects Request of Three Denominations and Karpachova in Tymoshenko's Case

    The court for the second time refused to release the ex-Premier Yulia Tymoshenko on bail.

  • 8 July 2011, 11:25 | Christians of Evangelical Faith | 

    Several thousand Pentecostals take part in national youth congress in Zhytomyr region

    The opening ceremony of the 14th national congress of young Ukrainian evangelical Christians took place on July 6, 2011, in the Zhytomyr Oblast. Traditionally, 3 to 6 thousand Christians from all regions of Ukraine gather at the youth forum. This year there are delegates from Russia, Belarus, Latvia, Poland, Germany, USA, and other countries.

  • 30 June 2011, 10:27 | Evangelical Christian Baptists | 

    Oldest Evangelical Christian Baptist Community in Lviv region celebrates 90th anniversary

    The oldest Evangelical Christian Baptist church in the Lviv Oblast, located in the village of Zabirya, celebrated its 90th anniversary. This village is where the Evangelical Baptist movement began in Galicia.

  • 22 June 2011, 11:57 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Several thousand people gather in Kyiv for interdenominational prayer for WWII victims

    Today on Mykhailivska Square in Kyiv, a national interdenominational prayer was held in memory of the fallen during World War II, dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the German assault on the USSR.

  • 15 June 2011, 16:56 | Other protestants | 

    Bike pilgrimage Ukraine without Orphans begins

    On June 11, an unprecedented bike trip around Ukraine started in Mariupol. Adopted children and their adoptive parents began a bike trip with the message to Ukrainians to open homes and hearts to orphans who need parents.

  • 4 March 2011, 03:00 | Announcements | 

    Training 'Church and Mass Media: Effective Cooperation' to be held in southern Ukraine

    On March 11-12, the Religious Information Service of Ukraine jointly with the Koch Foundation, the Board of Churches of the Southern Region of the Union "Church of God of Ukraine," and Christian Churches of the Kherson Oblast will hold a two-day training seminar "Church and the Mass Media: Effective Cooperation."

  • 1 March 2011, 09:10 | Evangelical Christian Baptists | 

    Unique wedding ceremony in eastern Ukraine

    Twenty-two couples were simultaneously married in central Ukraine. Many of them had been in a civil marriage for many years. Solemn prayer dedicated to this event was held February 27 in the First Baptist Church of Cherkasy. As journalist Julia Dolmatova told RISU, pastor and author of the idea Volodymyr Kuzin performed the ceremony.

  • 25 January 2011, 12:15 | Interchurch relations | 

    Head of UGCC calls Christians to look for opportunities to pray together

    Within the framework of the Week of Prayers For Unity of Christians, on 23 January, in the Church of St. Basil the Great (UGCC), representatives of the main denominations of Ukraine jointly prayed for the unity of Christians.

  • 25 January 2011, 11:37 | Religious-digest | 


  • 25 January 2011, 09:50 | Church-state relations | 

    Authorities of Smila in Cherkasy region dispersed Baptist festival

    A statement was submitted to the town council of Smila with a request to permit organization of the Christian festival “God is always near.” The authorities signed the statement but did not allow to hold the event.

  • 19 January 2011, 00:01 | Open theme | 

    Evangelical Christians and the Orthodox Church

    I decided to speak for myself, and name a few things that both Evangelical and Orthodox Christians in Ukraine have in common

  • 31 December 2010, 10:46 | Other protestants | 

    Embassy of God Church Calls to Pray for Ukraine, Its Government, Tymoshenko and Lutsenko

    The following is a statement issued late on Dec. 30 by the Kyiv-based church called The Embassy of the Blessed Kingdom of God for All Nations known for its relations with Kyiv mayor Leonid Chernovetsky and for its notorious pastor Sunday Adelaja.

  • 14 December 2010, 09:59 | International relations | 

    Response to Deportation of Head of All-Ukrainian Union of Churches of Evangelical Christian Baptists from Uzbekistan

    The address was sent in response to the deportation of the Head of the All-Ukrainian Union of Churches of Evangelical Christian Baptists, Viacheslav Nesteruk, by border officers of the airport of Tashkent during his visit to Uzbekistan.

  • 6 December 2010, 10:25 | Religion and policy | 

    Sunday Adelaja Urges His Parishioners to 'Take Power' at All Levels

    For the first time in several months pastor of Embassy of God Sunday Adelaja was seen in public. On December 5 he led a service in his church in the capital. At this service Adelaja urged his flock to go in deputies of all levels and to become an authority in the country.

  • 2 December 2010, 16:22 | Interview | 

    Pastor German Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ukraine: people found their spiritual homeland in Lutheranism

    I would divide my parishioners into three groups. The first one is Ukrainians of German ancestry who live in Kyiv and its surrounding cities such as Irpin, Bucha, Klavdiyeve. Some of them speak German, especially the older generation. The second group includes people from Germany and German-speaking countries who live for a number of years in Kyiv. In general, these are people from the embassy or business sector, and those who married local residents. All of them are also parishioners at our church.

  • 1 December 2010, 19:50 | Charity, social service | 

    Book Drive Salvation of the Soul Through Books Launched in Ukraine

    On the day when the global community remembers the victims of AIDS, the Association of Christian Editors of Ukraine addressed the churches, charitable organizations, and all people of good will with a call to participate in the book drive Salvation of the Soul Through Books.

  • 3 November 2010, 11:36 | Evangelical Christian Baptists | 

    Baptist Bishop Declared Persona Non Grata in Uzbekistan

    Bishop Nesteruk of the All-Ukrainian Union of Associations of Evangelical Christians Baptists, who came to Uzbekistan on an official visit, was detained by border officers and after a few hours was sent back to Ukraine by air.

  • 28 October 2010, 16:49 | Religion in mass media | 

    Sunday Adelaja Not to Be Broadcasted by TRC KYIV Any More

    Monitoring conducted on September 21-28 registered violations of the licensed broadcasting, in particular, systematic divine services of the “Embassy of God” with the participation of Pastor Sunday Adelaja.

  • 25 October 2010, 14:10 | Religion in mass media | 

    Christians Will Learn to Witness Effectively

    On November 13-14, in Irpin of the Kyiv region, a Christian conference MediaMobilization of journalists, bloggers, Internet activists, workers of church press centers, and leaders of Christian ministries will be held.

  • 21 October 2010, 18:57 | Religion and society | 

    Christian Lawyers Hold First Ukrainian National Professional Conference

    About 80 delegates from different Ukrainian regions came to Kherson to attend the conference. Among the speakers who attended the conference were Ukrainian and international experts, lawyers, journalists, and human rights activists.