The protests helped reverse a 'foreign agent' law that would have had a negative impact on churches, say evangelicals in the Eastern European country.
What role can faith communities in Europe today play in recovering foundations for sustainable, just and flourishing societies?
Especially in the Ukraine war with all its religious sub-themes, the churches should talk to each other and deal with the religious roots of this war.
The regime of Lukashenko, a key ally of Russia, continues to jail those who dared to demand freedom and more democracy in the 2020 protests.
A statement by the Ukrainian, European and World Evangelical Alliances. “Jesus challenges us to stand with the vulnerable, even when that means confronting our own group and our own leaders”.
Participants gathered in Bucharest (Romania) to intercede for peace in the eastern part of the continent and for the healing and transformation of European nations.
A year ago, journalist Tanya Pinchuk worked for a Christian radio station in Ukraine. Now from Ireland she continues to tell the story of those who have not yet returned home.
Vladimir Putin justifies his war against Ukraine by claiming to protect Russia, at its historic borders. The question however is – what does he mean by 'historic'?
According to data presented by the Kyiv-based Institute for Religious Freedom, almost 500 religious sites have been damaged in the first year of the war.
The reality of living with war means that with no electricity, heating or water in their apartments and constant explosions nearby, many families are taking shelter in a basement in the city of Toretsk.
Perm is a mega-city, more populous than Amsterdam, built on the banks of the broad meandering Kama River, 1,400 km east of Moscow.
Sergei Ryakhovsky is accused of “publicly supporting and justifying the Russian war”. 21 leaders of the Russian Orthodox Church are also sanctioned.
Evangelical Christians should stand up for people who are unjustly forcibly recruited, sent to the front, and forced to kill against their declared will and conscience.
Ukrainian villagers were glad to get food but also prepared to stand in the snow and cold wind to listen to the team share the gospel.
Evangelical churches in Russia have been praying for peace and ministering to those in need right now for 6 months in Ukrainian cities. By Pavel Kolesnikov.
Paul B. Anderson was one of the few Western Protestant leaders who made multiple enduring contributions to the flourishing of Orthodox Christianity.
They were working in their garage when a group of Russian soldiers abducted them. Four days later, their bodies were found in a forest.
The Church in Ukraine needs to respond to the emotional and spiritual needs of its people as the ongoing extension of the mission of God. An aticle by Kristy Williams, Ruslan Maliuta and Yuriy Kulakevych.
The shared view of Russia as a lasting potential threat made CEE countries sympathise with Ukraine, especially since 2014. An article by Rafał Piekarski and Barbora Filipová.
The pandemic, and the war in Ukraine made the society more skeptical of the mainstream views and opened a door for Christian politicians.
In Europe, we have become used to the arrival of asylum seekers and refugees, most notably when some 2 million people fleeing the conflicts in Syria and Afghanistan. Yet the Ukraine migration crisis has been different.
As winter looms, churches in Ukraine work to get help for the most vulnerable in a context of hiking prices.
Even when governments hinder access to certain technologies, TWR is able to reach beyond the barriers.
The unholy alliance of the Russian church and state is a lesson for Christian nationalists everywhere.
The church had been searched by military personnel of the Russian-backed authorities. Relatives and church members have not received answers.
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