Let’s remember to pray for the people of Russia. There is officially the freedom of religion, and yet in reality, if one is not Orthodox, life will be purposefully made more difficult for him. Evangelical Christians comprise about 1.2 % of the population in Russia. The Russian Orthodox Church weilds a big influence. Ardent Orthodox church members put the heat on Russians who are not orthodox, particularly those who are evangelical Christians.
Praise International has two Country Leaders in Russian. Each of them have group of pastors whom Praise supports.
Anatoly Svistunov, Victor Denisyuk, Sergey Krivashee, Andrey Korotchenko, Vladimir Zverev, Yuri Borodin, Viktor Velichko, Dmitri Velitchko, Pavel Musnitskiy, Vladimir Farzali, Nikolay Nasonov, Nikolay Molchanov, Viktor Ivanov, Pavel Ponomarev, Alexander Astakhov, Leonid Popov, Viktor Lukashev, Sergey Kalishnikov, Alexander Sendetskiy, Gennadiy Rogotovskiy, Boris Tsygankov, Zuri Storozhev, Grigoriy Federov, Yuri Zhuravlev, Mikhail Malikov, Nikolay Katko, Vitaly Kunitsa
Pavel Litvonov, Vadim Mikhalin, Anatoli Alipichev, Viktor Erasov, Shevnin Vladmir, Raphael Atikov, Alexei Silkin, Sergei Stephanov
Please pray for our Praise pastors in Russia, for their families, and pray for the people of Russia, that God would pour out His Grace upon them.