Treatment of members of the Evangelical Baptist Christian Church in Novorosisk and state protection available [RUS34548.E]

No information on the situation of the Evangelical Baptist Christian Church in Novorosisk could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate. For information on the general situation of evangelical Christians and other denominations in Russia, please refer to RUS33994.E of 10 March 2000.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

IRB databases


Internet sources including:

Annual Report on International religious Freedom. United States Department of State

International Coalition for Religious Freedom (ICRF)

PR Center - News form Moscow (Religious Freedom)

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL)

Religious Freedom Page

Russian Religion News [Stetson University, Florida]

World News Connection (WNC)