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Watch: Jon Huntsman Takes a Dip Into a Frozen Russian River In Honor of Christ's Baptism

by KSL | January 23, 2018 | Videos Famous Mormons

Jon Huntsman Jr. took a dip in a frozen Russian river in honor of a Russian holiday called Epiphany, which ...


The Remarkable Way the Premier of Russia Received a Book of Mormon During the Cold War

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

During the Cold War, Ezra Taft Benson—then U.S. Agriculture Secretary—hosted Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushch...


Russian Court Rules Against Deportation of Mormon Volunteers

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

In August 2016, police in Samara, Russia, detained six LDS v olunteers, who had been serving as missionarie...


How LDS Missionaries Serving in Russia Will Be Affected by Upcoming Mission Merger

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

With the First Presidency's recent announcement of the merging of two missions in Russia beginning in July,...


First Presidency Announces Merger of 2 Missions in Russia

by Deseret News | From the Church Mormon Life

On Saturday, the Church announced the merger of two missions, the Russia Vladivostok Mission and the Russia...


Church Reassigns 30 Missionaries Called to Russia

by Danielle B. Wagner | From the Church Mormon Life

After Russia implimented a new anti-terrorism law that forbids public missionary work, the Church has decid...


Church Defends 6 Missionaries Deported from Russia, Releases Statement

by Danielle B. Wagner | From the Church Mormon Life

Because of what Russian officials are calling a "visa technicality," two more LDS missionaries left the cou...


Church Makes Statement About 6 Missionaries Detained by Police in Russia

by Danielle B. Wagner | From the Church Mormon Life

A few weeks ago, local authorities detained six missionaries from the Russia Samara Mission. Church spokesm...


LDS Missionaries in Russia Now to Be Called 'Volunteers'

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

A change is coming to the title for missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who are...


Huff Post Tackles How Russia’s New Anti-Extremism Law Affects Mormon Missionaries

by Huffington Post | Makes You Think Mormon Life

How will Russia's new laws impact the seven LDS missions in Russia as well as the 100 congregations and&nbs...