Update to Response to Information Request UKR17938.E of 24 July 1994 on the registration of religious denominations and state legislation related to proselytization [UKR18733.E]

For information on the above-mentioned subject, please refer to the attached documents.

This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB 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.


The Sun [Baltimore]. 3 April 1994. Howard Edition. Alisa Samuels. "Missionary to Carry Message of Hope to Ukrainians." (NEXIS)

The Irish Times. 23 July 1993. City Edition. Seamus Martin. "New Churches Spring Up as Religion Conquers and Divides Ukraine." (NEXIS)

The Plain Dealer [Cleveland]. 31 August 1993. Final Edition. Bill Sloat. "Ukraine Looks to Its Churches." (NEXIS)

The San Francisco Chronicle. 22 September 1993. Final Edition. Don Lattin. "Russian Orthodox Leader, in S.F., Urges Peace at Home." (NEXIS)