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Siberian Mayor Rejects Church Plans as Anti-Cathedral Protests Rock Yekaterinburg
The city canceled plans to build a cathedral in a public park after protests against similar plans erupted 2,500 kilometers west.
Clashes Erupt During Protest at Russian Church Construction Site
Supporters of the church's construction reportedly used tear gas and violence against protesters.
List of Persecuted Jehovah’s Witnesses Doubles in Russia, Rights Group Says
Members of the religious group continue to be punished under Russia's anti-extremism legislation.
Moscow Residents Celebrating the Easter Vigil at Sretensky Monastery
Easter celebrations culminated in a grand midnight procession with crosses and icons.
As Russians Raise Funds for Notre Dame, Critics Point to Russia’s Destroyed Historical Churches
Several culturally significant churches in Russia have been destroyed by fire in recent years.
Russian Priest Banished Over Wife’s Miss Sensuality Win
The priest won't be allowed to return to his post “until his wife repents.”
‘Weakling Chicks’ Are Replacing ‘Real Men,’ Russian Church Official Says
“If you take the average modern 30-something, the only [real men] we have left are in the special forces,” he said.
Russian Scientology Churches Raided in Fraud Investigation
Investigators believe the church may have transferred around 3 billion rubles to its U.S. headquarters in recent years.
EU Citizen Abused in Russian Jail – Jehovah’s Witnesses
A spokesman said 24 of its members are currently held in pretrial detention in Russia, and 150 believers are under investigation.
Artisans Craft New Icon for Russian Military Cathedral
Artisans are crafting a new icon for a Russian Orthodox cathedral built in honor of the country’s Armed Forces.
Pancakes Flip and Fires Roar over Maslenitsa 2019
Russia's lead-up to Lent came to an end with traditional bonfires across the country.
Two American Mormons Detained in Russia, Will be Deported — Reports
The men are currently in a holding center awaiting deportation, a source said.
Russia Will Be One-Third Muslim in 15 Years, Chief Mufti Predicts
"Dozens" of new mosques will need to be built in Russia’s largest cities, the religious leader said.
Russian Priests Armed With Brooms Show Off Curling Skills
Images showed the robed clergymen sliding ceramic kettles across the ice with brooms.
All the Pancakes and Parties of Maslenitsa in Moscow
Take a look at the wild festivities of Maslenitsa and dribble over the sight of these batter-based delights!
Orthodox Official Compares Abortion Numbers in Russia to WWII Losses
“How many have we killed ourselves? More than in World War II," the archpriest was quoted as saying.
From the regions
Russian Mormons Search for Identity and Acceptance in an American Church
Minority religions like the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hold an increasingly precarious position in Russia.
Activists Compare Russia’s Alleged Torture of Jehovah’s Witnesses to Nazi Germany
Seven Jehovah's Witnesses were allegedly tortured after being detained last week.
Anime-Style Religious Icons Cause Stir in Russian Region
A local church leader called the authors of the icons “ignorant.”
7 Jehovah’s Witnesses Brutally Tortured in Russia, Spokesman Says
The victims were reportedly stripped, suffocated, doused with water and shocked with stun guns.
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