Tag: national self-consciousness

No One Must Block Russians from Defining Themselves as a Distinct Nation, Patriarch Aide Says

January 27, 2015

Staunton, January 26 – In the Moscow Patriarchate’s clearest signal yet that it opposes the non-ethnic identity of Rossiyane [Russian Federation citizens], Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin says that no one should be afraid of talking about the national self-consciousness of the ethnic Russian people or try to “dissolve” it within some “new and artificial identities” at […]