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Russia’s Religious Freedom Discussed at Briefing in Washington

Russia’s Religious Freedom Discussed at Briefing in Washington

Religious freedom is waning in Eurasia and the Former Soviet Union. You’ve heard the stories. Churches liquidated, fathers arrested for holding a prayer meeting, pastors arrested for not registering the church, and families restricted to owning just one Bible. By MNN, Jan. 28, 2013: As a result of these alarming trends, Russian Ministries–in cooperation with its […]

Pray for Christianity in Chechnya

Pray for Christianity in Chechnya

By Anneta Vyssotskaia, ANS, Jan. 16, 2013: Chechnya (or Chechen Republic) is part of the Southern Federal District of the Russian Federation. It is located in the Northern Caucasus mountains and borders several other Russian republics and regions: Ingushetia, Northern Ossetia, Dagestan and Stavropolskii. It borders Georgia on the south. The population of Chechnya is now […]

Armenia: Heritage of Christians Under Threat

Armenia: Heritage of Christians Under Threat

By Rferl.Org, October 15, 2012: As the first country to adopt Christianity as its official religion, it’s not surprising that many Armenians are proud of their religious heritage. With a national church that dates back to A.D. 301, as well as thousands of ancient churches and monastic sites across the country, it’s fair to say that religion […]

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