Legal regime for church property in Russia and the Baltic states
... expenditure incurred by the state. In conclusion, we consider the reasons why the complete transfer (return) of the church property seized in the Soviet period is impossible.
Smorgunova V. Yu., Dorskaia A. A., Tolstukhina T.V.
church property, state, religious organization, state budget
Economic activity of the leading religious organizations in Estonia
... least studied topics is the economic activity of confessions. Estonia is one of the few countries in the Baltic region where religion has not been a public institution until nowadays, therefore it hasn’t provided access to the financial records of its religious organizations.
At the same time, the population of modern Estonia (more than other countries in Northern Europe) is influenced by the processes of secularization. The aim of the study is to confirm this hypothesis using data from economic and mathematical-statistical ...