Russian Believers May Need to Disobey New Law

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Saturday, August 27, 2016

(Worthy News) - 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.

For Christians and others in the Russian faith community, the law means no informal Bible studies in homes and no public sharing of faith. House churches, estimated at 1,000 alone in Moscow, are illegal. Preaching and praying can only happen at state-approved sites.

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the new law on July 7 as part of a package of anti-terrorism measures. [Read More: Source]

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7 thoughts on “Russian Believers May Need to Disobey New Law

  1. I remember a few years ago when Putin outlawed homosexuals. He also controls the media. Reporters just disappear sometimes after publishing articles unfavorable to Putin and his propaganda.

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