It is true to say that whenever a state brings in laws to combat extremism that law-abiding Christ-honouring believers end up being persecuted. Such is the case in Russia where an Indian missionary Pastor Victor Emmanuel Mani would be deported leaving behind his Russian wife and young child. May God bless and uphold his appeal.
Tatar people There is a Reformed church in Kazan, the capital!
Sep. 09, 2016 | Russia Pray for Russian Christians Punished Under a New Religion Law At least three Christians have been fined recently for violating a new amendment to Russia’s Religion Laws that prohibits sharing of beliefs. Pastor Aleksei Telius and two foreign residents, Ebenezer Tuah and Donald Ossewaarde, were fined on charges that theyContinue reading “Putin and his cronies are no friends of real believers!”
Pastor Conducted Religious Meeting in the Privacy of his Home 08/30/2016 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – ICC has learned that the first American citizen has been charged under Russia’s new “anti-terror” or “Yarovaya laws.” While ostensibly aimed at countering extremist activity, the newly implemented laws also make the sharing of religious beliefs without proper governmentContinue reading “First American Citizen Charged under Russia’s Anti-Missionary Law”
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By Victoria Arnold, Forum 18 President Putin has signed amendments imposing harsh restrictions on sharing beliefs, including where and who may share them, and increased “extremism” punishments, introduced with alleged “anti-terrorism” changes. There are widespread Russian protests against the suddenly-introduced changes, and may be a Constitutional Court challenge.…
Click to enlarge. Mansoor* became a believer and his family sent his wife back to her parents, took away his children and threatened him with death. Pray for the protection of him and his family-his mother and brother have also become believers. All Muslim-background believers need courage and protection and freedom to meet and uniteContinue reading “Dagestan (Russia)”
by Nina Achmatova Political and spiritual leaders concerned about rising fundamentalism in the Russian autonomous republic with a Muslim majority. Spiritual leaders invite people not to give in to provocations. Local priest: ” The Wahhabis are the culprits.” Moscow (AsiaNews) – Churches burned, attacks foiled and increased pressure on Christians to convert to Islam. InContinue reading “Russia: seven churches burned in one year in Tatarstan”