For the First Time, Russia Ranked Among Worst Violators of Religious Freedom

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Russia’s ongoing crackdown on religious minorities, foreign missionaries, and evangelists has earned it a spot among the worst countries in the world for religious freedom.

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Russia Arrested Ukrainian Religious Leader While Preaching at a St. Petersburg Messianic Congregation

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Russia has brought an administrative case against a religious leader under the country’s controversial new package of anti-terrorist laws.

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American Bapist Minister Targeted Under New Anti-Evangelism Law in Russian

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An American man is among the first group of people to be targeted under new anti-evangelism laws in Russia.

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Russian Believers May Need to Disobey New Law

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Christians in Russia are grappling with a new law that effectively makes it illegal for them to share their faith, preach or pray outside of officially designated sites.

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Christians in Russia Refuse to Stop Sharing the Gospel Despite Putin's Ban on Evangelism

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The Slavic Centre for Law and Justice, an affiliate of the American Center for Law and Justice, said a new manner of carrying out missionary work in Russia will have to be established.

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Moscow Destroys Russian Pentecostal Church

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A congregation of evangelical Christians in Russia's capital Moscow were without a church building Tuesday, September 11, after workers with bulldozers and other equipment destroyed their Holy Trinity Pentecostal Church complex, protected by local police, witnesses said.

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Russian Mission Group Warns Of Crackdown On Evangelicals; Anti-Putin Protesters Gather

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As protesters demanding more freedom and fair elections prepared to demonstrate in freezing temperatures in Moscow Saturday, February 4, a major Russian mission group warned of more difficulties for evangelical Christians and other, religious, minorities in Russia and other former Soviet Union nations.

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