Category Archives: Russia

As Russia-Ukraine tensions soar, VOMK joins major emergency Bible distribution in the region

The long-simmering conflict between Russia and Ukraine saw tensions reach their highest levels since 2014 this week, as an estimated 100,000 Russian troops amassed on the Ukraine border in what Russia described as a “snap inspection” of its military readiness … Continue reading

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90 years after Stalin tears down a cathedral, a new one seeks to honor him

Controversy surrounds the opening of the new Resurrection of Christ Church in Kubinka near Moscow. The cathedral, designed as the Armed Forces’ main church, is designed to hold 6,000 worshipers and features a military green color and missile-like towers. It … Continue reading

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Asia’s persecutors: NK, China…and Russia???

On April 2019, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) added Russia to its list of “Countries of Particular Concern” (CPC), a list of countries “whose government engages in or tolerates particularly severe religious freedom violations.” This rise in … Continue reading

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