IRF - Institute for Religious Freedom, Kyiv, Ukraine

Human rights activists published evidences of religious persecution in the occupied Donbas
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 12:44
A new report, “When God Becomes The Weapon”, provides a detailed, unsettling first-hand account of religiously motivated persecution in rebel-controlled areas in eastern Ukraine.
Russia's Restrictive Religion Laws Take Their Toll in Crimea
Thursday, 07 May 2015 19:47
There is no question that Russia bears the responsibility. It instituted discriminatory laws at home, and those spread to Crimea.
Ukrainian Churches are facing imminent ban in Crimea
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 22:37
As feared, the demand that religious communities re-register according to Russian legislation is being used as a weapon enabling an effective ban on Ukrainian churches and religious organizations functioning in Crimea. 
Delegation from Ukraine visited the National Prayer Breakfast with the U.S. President
Thursday, 12 February 2015 22:34
Washington, D.C. – The 63th National Prayer Breakfast, which was attended by about 3 thousand guests from around the world, including Ukraine, took place on February 6, 2015.
Washington focused on religious persecution in occupied territories of Ukraine
Monday, 09 February 2015 11:58
USA – On the eve of the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. there was held a roundtable discussion in the building of Congress on the topic of religious persecution in the occupied territories of Ukraine.
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Donbas and Crimea: new challenges for religious freedom in 2014
From the very beginning to year of 2014 the Ukrainian society faced extraordinary trials that also affected religious freedom.
Religious map of Crimea – infographics
There’s actually a wide variety of religions and different denominations present on the Crimean peninsula, which is explained by the high level of religious freedom all over Ukraine.

Maksym Vasin's Blog

Religious War in Donbas

Ideologists and producers of the Russian occupation of the Crimea and Eastern Ukraine have artificially built in religious hidden motives in the bloody picture of the events in Donbas. 


UKRAINE. International Religious Freedom Report for 2012 by U.S. Department of State
The law of Ukraine contains contradictory provisions complicating the registration of religious groups. It requires a complicated double registration procedure before any religious group can receive legal entity status.


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