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31 March, 2016
The pope sacrificed his principles and the trust of a part of his faithful for the sake of a “deal” that looks like nothing more than the division of spheres of influence between competing bureaucrats under cover of “communicating” and “dialog” between two parts of a sundered religious community
23 July, 2015History
How Ukrainians have developed tolerance for other religions
16 July, 2015Society
Believers in Eastern Ukraine faced brutal intolerance, repression and murder
3 October, 2013News
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate backs Ukraine’s decision to pursue closer ties with the European Union, writes expert for the Window on Eurasia
15 August, 2013
While all of Russia is still recovering from the emotional shock over the events surrounding Alexei Navalny, its spiritual leaders are again announcing the end of the world as they speak to their “flock”. This time, the Apocalypse has stealthily snuck up from behind in the form of evil homosexuals who have forced the civilized world to legalize same-sex marriage
7 August, 2013News
6 August, 2013Politics
The celebration of 1025 years of the christening of Kyiv Rus sums up the failure of Russia’s religious expansion in Ukraine headed by Patriarch Kirill
1 August, 2013News
Putin’s visit left the impression that Ukrainian-Russian relations will remain stagnant, writes Maksym Bugriy in Eurasia Daily Monitor
31 July, 2013News
Celebrating of the 1,025th anniversary of the baptism of Kyivan Rus, a medieval federation of eastern Slavic princedoms, in Kyiv amid rising concerns in Russia over Ukraine’s future the Economist reports.
28 June, 2013News
Kyiv City State Administration supports draft amendments to the law regulating the return of places of worship to religious communities describing them as “timely and important”. The draft amendments entail privatization of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, reports Batkivshchyna’s MP Oleksandr Bryhynets as his press service reports
8 November, 2012History
The creation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Kyiv Patriarchate) 20 years ago was as resolute a step as proclaiming the independence of the Ukrainian state
8 September, 2011World
Kalugin, currently a professor at the Center for Counterintelligence and Security Studies, speaks about Vladimir Putin’s use of Stalinist methods and the Russian Orthodox Church as a servant of the FSB
23 August, 2011Politics
Cyril’s imperial policy is leading the Russian Orthodox Church to isolation
14 June, 2011Investigation
Is the Moscow Patriarchate laying its hands on a historical monument?
14 March, 2011Society
Filaret, Patriarch of Kyiv and All Rus-Ukraine, talks about raider attacks on churches belonging to the Kyiv Patriarchate and the delusion of a “Russian world”
11 March, 2011Society
The new head of Ukraine’s Greek Catholic Church will have to be a team player
14 January, 2011Politics
By openly preferring the Russian Orthodox Church, the Administration is violating the balance among confessions in Ukraine and fostering a state religion
13 January, 2011Politics
Who exactly made the decision to spoil this unique historic site, where once stood the first Christian stone church in Ukraine?
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Mostly discussed for its regulation of the language of instruction in schools, the new law offers more overlooked important innovations intended to change the quality and the content of education in Ukraine
7 November, Hanna Trehub,
The new law on the reintegration of the occupied parts of the Donbas qualifies them as such and names Russia as the occupier. Yet, it does not launch the process of deoccupation or change the mechanism envisaged in the Minsk Agreement
20 October, Maksym Vikhrov,
This week started off with a bang in Kyiv...and it had nothing to do with working on healthcare reform, which the Verkhovna Rada eventually passed on October 19. The #1 topic became a protest action to push political reforms forward that was called by anti-corruption politicians and former Odesa Governor Mikhail Saakashvili
19 October, Stanislav Kozliuk,
Founded this fall, Donetsk oligarch Serhiy Taruta’s Osnova or Foundation party has already started campaigning although the next Verkhovna Rada election is two years away
18 October, Denys Kazanskyi,
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