The situation of Doukhobors and Old Believers (January 2000 - November 2000) [RUS35720.E]

No information in 2000 on the situation of Doukhobors and Old Believers in Russia could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

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

Correspondence sent to two oral sources

IRB databases

Frontier (Keston Institute: London). Vols. 1-4, 2000.


Internet sites including:

Amnesty International

Canadian Doukhobor Society

Christian Solidarity International

Freedom House

Hokkaido Slavic Research Centre

2000 Annual Report International Religious Freedom

Jamestown Foundation

Memorial Society

Orthodox Net

Russian Religion News

PR Centre (Watching the former Soviet Union)

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Russia Christian Page

Transitions Online

World News Connection