UKRAINIAN RELIGIOUS LEADERS STAND FOR INDEPENDENT AND JUST JUDICIAL SYSTEM

www.risu.org.ua - May 2016 The Ukrainian Council of Churches and religious organizations expressed readiness for dialogue and cooperation with the leaders and all the panel of judges of Ukraine for  justice in the state based on the rule of law. Religious leaders issued a joint appeal on establishment of justice in Ukraine at the meeting of the All-Ukraine ...

UOC INFORMS EUROPEAN ORGANIZATIONS OF ITS STAND ON BILL NO. 4511

Pravoslavie.ru - 1/5/16 European organizations have been informed of the stand of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC MP) on bill no. 4511. Letters to international human rights organizations, their representative offices in the Ukraine and embassies of major EU states in Kiev were sent out on April 27 by chairman of the Department ...

President of Ukraine Held a Meeting with the Members of the Permanent Conference of Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops Beyond the Borders of Ukraine and the Nationwide Council of Churches and Religious Organizations

On Tuesday, February 17, 2015 President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with the Nationwide Council of Churches and Religious Organizations of Ukraine at the Presidential Administration in Kyiv, Ukraine. Upon the invitation of President of Ukraine, the hierarchs of the Permanent Conference of the Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops Beyond the Borders of Ukraine participated ...

Valery Novoselsky: “The Armenians feel comfortable in Azerbaijan”

9/9/2013 Interview by Peter Lyukimson, Israel. Exclusively to Vestnik Kavkaza The Israeli human rights activist Valery Novoselsky has recently visited Azerbaijan where he took part in the project “The Path of Tolercance” initiated by the Azerbaijani State Committee on Work with Religious Organizations. He talked to Vestnik Kavkaza and shared with his impressions. - It was really impressive. ...

State Duma Supports Believers

Moskovsky Komsomolets (RIA Novosti) 27/9/2012 The State Duma adopted a statement on Tuesday on the need “to firmly repel the destructive forces that encourage anti-religious extremism” and is expected to adopt a bill shortly approving imprisonment for causing damage to religious objects. The Duma Council has decided against holding a pubic discussion of the draft statement “On the Protection ...

Metropolitan Volodymyr addresses Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov with request to restore utility tariffs benefits set in 2009-2010for Religious Organizations

№ 1305 October 19, 2011 PRIME MINISTER OF UKRAINE M.Azarov Dear Mr. Azarov! As the Ukrainian Orthodox Church came to know from the media reports that on October 17, 2011 the people's deputies of Ukraine David Zhvania, Volodymyr Stretovych, Oksana Bilozir, Catherine Lukyanov, Vladimir Marushchenko, Sergey Harovskyy requested you as Prime Minister of Ukraine to restore utility tariff benefits established ...

Verkhovna Rada Passed Law on the Right of Religious Organizations for Permanent Use of Land Plots

January 15, Verkohavna Rada passed the law, according to which the officially registered religious organizations have right for permanent use of the land plots of state and communal ownership exclusively for the purposes of construction and maintenance of the cult and other buildings, necessary for procurement of their activity. On Thursday 327 people's ...