The historically Christian country of Armenia is surrounded by Muslim nations. Their small army made up of both regular soldiers and a huge contingent of volunteers is their only defense. Armenia was attacked by their neighbor Azerbaijan, armed by the Turkish army, on September 25th. […]
A new report from the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom details 84 countries that have blasphemy laws that criminalize expression against certain religions. The most egregious enforcers include Pakistan, Iran, Egypt, and Russia. Read the full report here.
A U.S.-based evangelical mission which partners with local churches to serve orphans, widows, and others in need across Russia and the former Soviet Union aims to share the true meaning and hope of Christmas with 50,000 needy boys and girls this year.
Climate change and human activity are harming Antarctica and threatening wildlife from humpback whales to microscopic algae, more than 280 scientists and conservation experts say in urging protections for the icy region.
Slavic Gospel Association works with Jewish populations in many different countries throughout the former Soviet Union. Millions of Jews live in countries like Russia and Ukraine, even after many have emigrated from the region. SGA supports local churches that often minister to these populations.