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News

November 2016
News

Persecution: Russia – American charged

An American citizen has had to pay a 40,000 rouble (US$700) fine after a Russian judge ruled he had ‘unlawfully conducted missionary activity’. In August, a judge in the city of Oryol, Russia, ruled Donald Ossewaarde, a US citizen, had been acting illegally by spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ. A statement available online…

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March 2013
Russia

UNWANTED, but wanted by God

Anastasia is her name. ‘One day in church a man came up to me and told me about her’, said Alexander, who has been working with OM Russia’s ministry Children at Risk for several months now.     Together with his wife Alexander also works to organise Christian camps and this year they decided to…

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Missionary Spotlight – The persecution of Baptists

Article

April 2002
Russia

Missionary Spotlight – The persecution of Baptists

The Baptist movement in Russia gathered pace during the final thirty years of the nineteenth century. During this period some 160,000 evangelical believers were brought into God’s kingdom. This was despite persecution firstly by the Tsar and then, more especially, by the Communists. State oppression Baptists, with their notions of religious autonomy, were viewed…

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