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

by LDS Living Staff | August 5, 2017 | Mormon Life

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

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Russian Court Rules Against Deportation of Mormon Volunteers

by Deseret News | July 20, 2017 | Mormon Life

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

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Church Responds to Russia's Law Restricting Missionary Work

by Deseret News | From the Church Mormon Life

The LDS Church is studying the impact of a new Russian law that restricts missionary work outside of church...