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News Ukraine » Religion: OPINION: Arming Ukraine thwarts Putin’s empire-rebuilding agenda

News channel or source: http://thechronicleherald.ca/opinion/1546711-opinion-arming-ukraine-thwarts-putin%E2%80%99s-empire-rebuilding-agenda
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Despite taking temporary advantage from earlier offensives against Moldova, Georgia and Crimea, Russia’s pre-war assessment of Ukrainian society’s capacity to resist invasion were flawed. Irrespective of language, religion, socioeconomic status or ...

News Ukraine » Religion: Ukraine's Lawmakers Delay Key Bills To Attend Trump Prayer Breakfast

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/ukraine-parliament-members-delay-key-legislation-for-trump-prayer-breakfast/29031371.html
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

chief of the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU), who was photographed after the event with the podium where Trump spoke in the background. The National Prayer Breakfast is organized annually by the Fellowship Foundation, a nonprofit religious organization ...

News Ukraine » Religion: Rabbis urge religious leaders ‘take the lead’ on tackling radicalisation

News channel or source: http://jewishnews.timesofisrael.com/rabbis-religious-leaders-take-the-lead-on-tackling-radicalisation/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Religious leaders are best placed to identify possible radicalisation ... “Just as there were Jewish perpetrators, Russian perpetrators and Ukrainian perpetrators and not just German perpetrators.”

News Ukraine » Religion: Is Russia attempting to erase Crimean Muslim culture?

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/02/russia-attempting-erase-crimean-muslim-culture-180217174807613.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Ukrainian authorities echo his concerns ... searches and sentences of up to 15 years in jail for alleged "terrorism" and membership in "radical" religious groups. "Assimilation, erasure of historic memory are revenge for political disloyalty, for ...

News Ukraine » Religion: Nearly 140 books added to list of publications with anti-Ukrainian content

News channel or source: https://www.kyivpost.com/lifestyle/nearly-140-books-added-ukrainian-list-publications-anti-ukrainian-content.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

... has added 137 books to the list of books whose content is aimed at eliminating Ukraine’s independence, promoting violence, inciting interethnic, racial, religious hatred, committing terrorist acts, encroaching on human rights and freedoms. In ...

News Ukraine » Religion: Attempts made in Ukraine to merge canonical Orthodox Church with schism

News channel or source: http://tass.com/society/989907
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

"The Ukrainian Orthodox Church [that reports to Moscow Patriarchate] is the largest religious denomination in the country and it stays outside politics and doesn’t support any of the parties to the conflict [in eastern Ukraine]," said Metropolitan ...

News Ukraine » Religion: Spring Festival gala brings Ukraine closer to China

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/09/c_136962708.htm
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

At the National Opera House of Ukraine, a troupe from Zhangjiajie, a city in central China, showed Ukrainians the cultural heritage of their region, including unique marriage and religious customs and art. The Maogusi dance they performed, for example ...

News Ukraine » Religion: Religion ghosts in Ukraine

News channel or source: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/tmatt/2009/06/religion-ghosts-in-ukraine/
Publication date: Sunday 07 June 2009

KIEV, Ukraine — Merely saying the forest’s name — Bykivnya — can cause strong emotions for millions of Ukrainians. This is where the secret police of Soviet strongman Joseph Stalin buried 100,000 of their victims between 1937 and 1941 in a mass ...

News Ukraine » Religion: Ukrainian Religious Celebrating for 1,000 Reasons

News channel or source: http://www.nytimes.com/1988/06/05/us/ukrainian-religious-celebrating-for-1000-reasons.html
Publication date: Saturday 04 June 1988

The ancient Byzantine ritual was solemn, the a cappella music was haunting, the sanctuary was awash with church dignitaries in green and gold and red and purple and blue robes. But when thousands of Ukrainian Catholics gathered a week ago Saturday in St ...