MOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Christian missionaries say they have stepped up efforts to spread the "Gospel pf peace and hope" in Russia's volatile North Caucasus after revelations that the suspected Boston Marathon bombers arrived from that region.
ASTANA/BUDAPEST (BosNewslife)-- An appeals court in autocratically-ruled Kazakhstan has overturned a ruling that 121 pieces of Christian literature, including Bibles, that were seized from a street evangelist be destroyed.
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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Uzhhorod, Ukraine UZHHOROD, UKRAINE (BosNewslife)-- Talks between Ukraine and the International Monetary Fund on more than 15 billion dollars in financial assistance have failed. The IMF says it will continue to hold a new round of negotiations. Yet, the troubles come at a difficult moment for the financially troubled former Soviet republic.
ASTANA/TASHKENT/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- A court in Kazakhstan has ordered the destruction of 121 pieces of Christian literature, including Bibles, while in neighboring Uzbekistan an elderly convert from Islam is in "great distress" after police raided his home, Christians said Thursday, March 21.
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MOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife) Pro-Kremlin activists have rallied in central Moscow to demand that the government extends a ban on American families adopting Russian children to all foreign nationals, adding to a sense of urgency among Russian Christians to prepare for more adoptions in this large nation.
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CHELYABINSK/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Christian missionaries and a pastor in Russia's Ural Mountains appealed for prayers late Friday, February 15, after a meteor with the power of an atomic bomb exploded over the region injuring more than 1,000 people.
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CHELYABINSK/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- A meteor with the power of an atomic bomb hit central Russia Friday, February 15, injuring more than 750 people and causing damage to buildings across the Ural Mountains, emergency officials said. At least three of those injured the blast are in critical condition, though no deaths have been reported.
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VOLGOGRAD, RUSSIA (BosNewsLife)-- For one day the southern Russian city of Volgograd was called Stalingrad, again, as Russia remembered the bloodiest battle in human history. Survivors were among those commemorating the Battle of Stalingrad, which ended here exactly 70 years ago.
BUDAPEST/MOSCOW (BosNewsLife)-- Christmas Eve has arrived for millions of Orthodox Christians, who plan celebrations from Moscow and the rest of the former Soviet Union to the Middle East, and beyond. BosNewsLife, Central and Eastern Europe's first Christian news agency, said late Sunday, January 6, it "wishes everyone a merry Christ-filled Christmas."
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- Beleaguered Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warned Sunday, January 6, that those fighting against his rule would "go to hell", after rights activists said a shell hit a Christian area of Damascus and a car bomb exploded elsewhere in the Syrian capital.
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