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Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 Highlights Crisis in Eastern Ukraine

Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 Highlights Crisis in Eastern Ukraine

Earlier this month, the United Nations reported that at least 42,000 people have been internally displaced by violence in eastern Ukraine. Another 18,650 Ukrainians were reportedly living in temporary housing in Russia, and 7,000 had been transferred to cities away from the border.

Ukraine close to War, Warns Germany’s Foreign Minister

Ukraine close to War, Warns Germany’s Foreign Minister

Germany’s foreign minister warns that Ukraine is close to war. Deadly clashes took place Monday outside Slavyansk as Ukrainian troops clashed with pro-Russia separatists, killing 30.

Sharing the Gospel in Sochi

Sharing the Gospel in Sochi

Athletes from around the world will soon converge in Sochi, Russia, for the 22nd Olympic Winter Games, and millions across the globe will gather around their television sets to watch. For Christians, this creates a unique opportunity to share the Gospel, not only at the games but within their own communities.

Many Ukrainians turn to God as Protest Continues

Many Ukrainians turn to God as Protest Continues

Thousands continue to protest in the streets of Kiev, Ukraine. The opposition doesn’t appear to be losing its resolve to see President Viktor Yanukovych resign and to hold new elections. Over the weekend, government workers were ordered to hold counter protests just a quarter mile away from Independence Square. Those demonstrators are now gone, but the anti-government protestors remain.

Pray for a Peaceful Solution in the Ukraine

Pray for a Peaceful Solution in the Ukraine

About a million protesters took to the streets yesterday in Ukraine, as protests continue against President Viktor Yanukovich. Last week Yanukovich refused to sign an agreement allowing free trade with the European Union, but rather signed a similar agreement with Russia.

Russia Passed Bill Outlawing “Homosexual Propaganda”

Russia Passed Bill Outlawing “Homosexual Propaganda”

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday a bill passed in the country’s lower house of parliament that would outlaw so-called “homosexual propaganda” does not violate Moscow’s international obligations.

Positive Results from Religious Freedom Briefing in Washington

Positive Results from Religious Freedom Briefing in Washington

USA ― Christians from all over the former Soviet Union were in Washington, D.C. Wednesday for a briefing on Religious Freedom issues in that part of the world. It was hosted by Russian Ministries and their partnering organizations.

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 […]

Russian Adoption Ban Keeps Orphans Waiting

Russian Adoption Ban Keeps Orphans Waiting

By MNN, Jan. 17, 2013: The future for thousands of Russian orphans still hangs by a thread bound to the pens of politicians. The Russian law banning adoptions to the U.S. was signed by President Vladimir Putin to take effect on January 1. But then conflicting reports started coming out from various Russian and U.S. […]

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