2019-03-22 19:24:00

UOC sues Ukrainian culture ministry over name change

Kiev, March 22, Interfax - An administrative court in Kiev has received a lawsuit filed by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) against the Culture Ministry.

The plaintiff claims that the publication on the ministry's website and in the official government gazette Uriadoviy Kurier of a list of religious organizations, which fall under the "On the freedom of conscience and religious organizations" law about changes to bylaws and its registration, was unlawful, the court's press service said.

The question of opening administrative proceedings is being decided.