In Crimea, the “court” sentenced two “Jehovah’s Witnesses” to 6 years in prison

“The Armenian City Court announced the verdict against Alexander Dubovenko and Alexander Litvinyuk, according to which both defendants were found guilty of organizing the activities of the religious community of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Both believers were...

An Act Motivated by Love “It Was Supposed to Be His Last Trip”

As the fighting in the Donetsk Region of Ukraine intensified, Brother Mykola Bozhedomov made several trips back to Kramatorsk to help as many as possible to escape the war zone. [caption id="attachment_6265" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Brother...

Brotherly Love Prevails Amid Ongoing Crisis in Ukraine Over 210,000 Attend the Memorial

We are happy to report that Jehovah blessed his people in Ukraine so that our brothers and sisters throughout the country were able to observe the Memorial of Christ’s death. Several Kingdom Halls in western...

“That Night, Jehovah Not Only Held My Hand, He Carried Me in His Arms”

Reflecting on Jehovah’s Promises Strengthens Widowed Ukrainian Sisters. With Jehovah’s help, Sisters Liudmyla Mozul and Kateryna Rozdorska are coping with the physical and emotional toll of war. Their husbands, Petro Mozul and Dmytro Rozdorskyi, were...

The roof of a Jehovah’s Witnesses church collapsed during Russian shelling in Horenka.

[caption id="attachment_6235" align="aligncenter" width="840"] The roof of a Jehovah's Witnesses church collapsed during Russian shelling in Horenka.[/caption]

Religion and the War in Ukraine—What Does the Bible Say?

Consider the following regarding prominent religious leaders and the war in Ukraine:  “The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, has not said a word against Russian aggression. . . . His Church’s systematic propaganda campaign about...

Brotherly Love Prevails Amid Ongoing Crisis in Ukraine

We are saddened to report that two of our sisters were killed during bombing in the city of Mariupol. Currently, there are still more than 2,000 of our brothers and sisters who are unable to...

What Does the Russian Invasion Mean for Religious Minorities in Ukraine?

Last week, the Washington Post obtained a letter from the U.S. to the United Nations warning of further Russian human rights abuses against vulnerable groups in Ukraine, including religious minorities. While the letter did not specify which religious...

Russia: Jehovah’s Witness deported to… Ukraine (!) after his release

Konstantin Bazhenov was deprived of his citizenship due to his criminal prosecution. See a video report and his testimony in Russian. [caption id="attachment_6104" align="aligncenter" width="942"] Photo: Konstantin and Irina Bazhenov at the Russian-Ukrainian border (Credit:...

Jehovah’s Witnesses Waiting for Ukrainian Brothers and Sisters at the Ukrainian Border

https://youtu.be/nWfd79QRRVQ [caption id="attachment_6088" align="aligncenter" width="591"] Brother in Moldova Waiting for our Ukrainian brothers and sisters at the border[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6086" align="aligncenter" width="878"] At the Ukraine-Slovakia border, Jehovah's Witnesses are ready to assist their beloved Ukrainian...

Russia Invades Ukraine What significance do events like this have according to the Bible?

In the early morning hours of February 24, 2022, Russia began a military invasion of Ukraine, despite the efforts of world leaders to avoid war. How might this military conflict affect the world? The secretary-general of...

DONBAS: Donetsk: Jehovah’s Witnesses banned

The Supreme Court of the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic banned Jehovah's Witnesses on 26 September, a decision that cannot be challenged. Jehovah's Witness activity "in any form" would face criminal punishment, the General Prosecutor's Office...

Religious Buildings Seized in Eastern Regions of Ukraine

As of January 2015, armed groups have forcibly taken possession of 14 Kingdom Halls (houses of worship) belonging to Jehovah’s Witnesses in Ukraine. The seized buildings are located in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions in...