All Posts Tagged With: "religion"

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Russian Authorities Put Pressure on Jehovah’s Witnesses

Russian authorities have turned up the pressure on the Jehovah’s Witness religious group, charging several congregations with extremism and shutting down events put on by the organization.

Jul 21, 2008 | Continued
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Mandatory Military Service for Young Russian Clergy

A new ordinance requires Russia’s religious leaders to serve in the military.

Feb 19, 2008 | Continued
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The Kremlin Gets Religion

The ominous rise of nationalism and xenophobia promoted by the Kremlin is gaining a religious aspect, a strictly Russian Orthodox one. The latest step comes when, in districts around the country, the next school year will include religious instruction even for elementary school students. This article at a Canadian site is one of the few […]

Jul 27, 2007 | Continued