Media Coverage

The Tablet: Lawyers warn Kyiv against banning the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

The British publication The Tablet is running a story featuring letters from Amsterdam & Partners LLP on the situation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church as well as mentions of the white paper. Please see the following excerpt below: Legislation effectively to outlaw the UOC is expected to come before the Ukrainian parliament in mid-January. “There … Read more

UOC White Paper featured in The Sunday Telegraph

The new white paper published by Amsterdam & Partners LLP regarding Ukraine’s illegal persecution of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) has been featured in a report published in the Sunday Telegraph in London. According to the article, entitled, “Zelensky warned over banning ‘historic institution’,” pressure is mounting on Western leaders to intervene to stop the … Read more

European Conservative Interview with Robert Amsterdam

The European Conservative has published an interview with lawyer Robert Amsterdam about his representation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC). An excerpt can be read below: Despite the fact that the UOC cut ties with Moscow and its Patriarch Kirill in May 2022, Zelensky’s government has raided churches, arrested priests and other clergy, and in … Read more

Ukraine Raids Holy Site Amid False Allegations against Orthodox Church

The Ukrainian security services on Tuesday raided one of the holiest sites for Orthodox Christians, saying they were scouring a 1,000-year-old monastery in the heart of Kyiv for Russian saboteurs among the clerics and weapons amid the relics, even as pilgrims prayed in the caves below. The hunt for Russian spies at the sprawling Kyiv-Pechersk … Read more

Ukrainian Authorities Mimic Russian Tactics in Repressing UOC

The war of aggression of the Russian Federation on Ukraine, which has received the vocal support of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC), led the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) to announce in its May 2022 Synod that it was officially severing its ties with the Moscow Patriarchate. Recent probes by the Ukrainian government towards the … Read more

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