Freedom of Conscience and Religion.
Authors: A.V.Pchelintsev, V.V.Ryakhovsky, S.V.Chugunov; general editor A.V.Pchelintsev. Third edition, improved and revised. Moscow: “Jurisprudentsiya” publishing house, 2009. 952 pages.
The SCLJ has published a complete collection of
legal acts, case-law and theological expert evidence
aimed at religious associations and addressed
observation of freedom of conscience and religion in
The guidebook is an improved and
revised third re-edition of the original book that
first came out in 2001 and was re-published in 2006.
This new edition introduces information on all new
amendments to the Freedom of Conscience Act,
presidential edicts, executive orders and other
legal acts related to the subject of religion. The
book also provides the most information about
case-law of the Constitutional and Supreme Courts of
the Russian Federation as well as the European Court
of Human Rights.
The guidebook will be
helpful to members of the law enforcement and
governmental or municipal officials whose
responsibilities include relations with religious
organizations. It may also serve as a reference book
for students of religious educational institutions
who study Religion and Law.