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  • 22 January 2020, 10:37 | Freedom of Conscience | 

    "Russian аuthorities in Crimea turned construction of The cathedral mosque in Simferopol into a political project," expert said

    The Pro-Russian TV channel "Millet", created by the Russian government for the Crimean Tatar audience, summing up the results of 2019, said that over the past year for the Muslims of the Crimea, the authorities of the annexed Peninsula have done a lot of useful things, Radio Liberty reports.

  • 16 January 2020, 10:11 | Freedom of Conscience | 

    A case against Imam for “illegal missionary activity” brought in Crimea

    In Crimea, the Prosecutor's Office has instituted a second administrative case for allegedly conducting "illegal missionary activity".

  • 17 December 2019, 13:31 | Freedom of Conscience | 

    UN General Assembly presents the problem of human rights in annexed Crimea

    The Minister of Veterans Affairs, Temporarily Occupied Territories and IDPs of Ukraine, Oksana Kolyada, spoke about the problems with human rights in annexed Crimea at the UN General Assembly on December 16.

  • 19 November 2019, 13:33 | International relations | 

    Religious and public figures draft a plan to release the remaining Kremlin prisoners

    Religious and public figures, as well as representatives of the authorities and international organizations, discussed further cooperation in the release of Ukrainian citizens, prisoners and prisoners as a result of Russian aggression, and their return to public life.

  • 26 October 2019, 19:51 | Religious intolerance and vandalism | 

    Occupiers in Crimea accuse Imam Bekirov of illegal missionary activity

    In the occupied Crimea, the staff of the "Prosecutor's office" and the Center for Combating Extremism came to the mosque of Zarechnoye village of Simferopol district during prayer and tried to take an explanation from Asan Bekirov, who preached a sermon, suspecting him of illegal missionary activity.

  • 1 October 2019, 09:52 | Religion and culture | 

    UNESKO alleges that situation in Crimea has deteriorated

    UNESCO has published a new report of the Director-General of the organization on the situation in Russia-annexed Crimea in the fields of education, science, culture, dissemination of information and the functioning of the media. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, the document states the further deterioration of the situation on the peninsula in all the UNESCO competence areas.

  • 23 August 2019, 11:04 | Freedom of Conscience | 

    Ukraine speaks at UN about religious persecution in Crimea and Donbas

    Ukraine's chargé d'affaires to the UN Yuriy Vitrenko said that the Russian occupation authorities grossly violate the freedom of conscience and religion in the temporarily occupied territories of Crimea and Donbas. Vitrenko said this during the Arria-Formula Meeting of the UN Security Council for the Protection of Religious Minorities in Armed Conflict, RBC-Ukraine reported citing Ukrinform.

  • 1 August 2019, 11:47 | Religion and society | 

    UOC MP offers pilgrimage to Crimea to its faithful in Ternopil region

    With the blessing of Metropolitan Serhiy of Ternopil and Kremenets, tours and pilgrimages to the occupied Crimea are being arranged in Ternopil region.

  • 26 July 2019, 13:34 | National religious question | 

    Religious and community leaders to work together towards liberation of Ukrainians from prisons of Russia, Crimea and Donbas

    Religious and public figures, human rights defenders and relatives of hostages and prisoners agreed to cooperate together to release Ukrainian citizens who are illegally detained in Russia and in occupied Crimea and Donbas as a result of Russian aggression against Ukraine.

  • 25 July 2019, 10:15 | Orthodox Church of Ukraine | 

    OCU archbishop in Crimea: newly elected authorities must continue the course of reinforcing Ukraine

    Occupiers in Crimea are trying to destroy the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – the only stronghold of Ukrainians, preserved since 2014 events. At the same time, the new government should continue the course for the reinforcement of Ukraine because independence came at a very high price.

  • 24 July 2019, 14:32 | Religious intolerance and vandalism | 

    OCU cathedral sacked in Simferopol

    After the court decision on the transfer to the use of the Russian Ministry of Property of the Crimea, the property of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine Cathedral of the Holy and Equal-to-the Apostles Volodymyr and Olha in Simferopol was "looted and destroyed", Archbishop Klyment of the Crimean Diocese of the OCU told Krym.Realii.

  • 19 July 2019, 12:27 | Moscow Patriarchy | 

    Occupied Sevastopol built over by Russian churches

    The project of construction of a temple of the Holy Blessed Matrona of Moscow in the area of Omega Bay is being discussed in Russian-occupied Sevastopol. The church is being erected on a vacant lot behind the administration of Gagarin District, opposite the Victory Park and near the beach area.

  • 12 July 2019, 15:19 | Monitoring

    When Russia invaded Ukraine, the countries’ rabbis also went to war

    The following article, which opens with a Ukrainian rabbi describing the conflict in almost eschatological terms during a sermon against the Russians, is drawn from journalist Sam Sokol’s recently published book “Putin’s Hybrid War and the Jews.”

  • 7 July 2019, 11:18 | Religion and society | 

    Russia attempts to present Tauric Chersonesos as originally Russian land at 43rd UNESCO session

    The 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, which was held in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, withdrew a special issue of the Bulletin of the Russian Commission for UNESCO. It is reported by Gazeta.ua

  • 26 June 2019, 09:44 | Monitoring

    Russia comes for Jehovah’s Witnesses in occupied Crimea

    New armed searches by FSB and special force officers have been carried out of the homes of Jehovah’s Witnesses in occupied Sevastopol, with one man, Viktor Stashevsky, arrested. Although released from custody the next day, the 52-year-old believer is facing criminal charges which could carry a prison sentence of up to 10 years. Russia has reverted to Soviet practice in persecuting Jehovah’s Witnesses for their faith, and it is now bringing this repression to occupied Crimea.

  • 24 June 2019, 11:05 | Church-state relations | 

    Occupation authorities dismantle roof of OCU church in Simferopol

    Builders dismantled the roof of the Cathedral of the Holy and Equal-to-the-Apostles Volodymyr and Olha in Simferopol, according to Krym.Realia.

  • 31 May 2019, 15:50 | Freedom of Conscience | 

    As of April, 57 Muslims arrested in Crimea

    In April, the total number of people deprived of liberty in the case of Crimean Muslims was 57 people. The Monitoring overview of the human rights situation in Crimea in April of the Crimean Human Rights Group (KPG) has reported this, according to UNN.

  • 17 May 2019, 09:47 | Religion and policy | 

    Putin awards name-engraved watch to Crimean Metropolitan of UOC in Crimea

    On the occasion of the 80th anniversary of Metropolitan Lazar of Simferopol and Crimea of the UOC Moscow Patriarchate, Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded him with a name-engraved watch. This was reported by the press service of the Simferopol and Crimean diocese, Krym.Realii reports.

  • 14 May 2019, 13:28 | Freedom of Conscience | view video | 

    Russia responsible for oppression of religious freedom in occupied Crimea and Donbass, states Resolution

    The complete de-occupation of the Ukrainian territories of Crimea and Donbass will stop the brutal persecution of believers from different confessions inspired by Russian occupation authorities, and restore religious freedom. The participants of the Round Table on Religious Freedom in Ukraine stated it in the Resolution released on May 14, 2019 in the press center of the UMCM in Kyiv, the Institute for Religious Freedom reports.

  • 5 May 2019, 10:55 | Religion and policy | 

    86 people imprisoned for their religious and political views in occupied Crimea

    86 people from the annexed Crimea are illegally deprived of their liberty for political motives or as a result of religious persecution.