Tag: Russian dystopian novel

Archpriest’s Story about Moscow’s Last Days in 2043 Reflects Patriarchate’s Deepest Fears

February 23, 2015

Staunton, February 23 — In a short story written under the pseudonym Aron Shemaier, Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin, a close advisor to Patriarch Kirill, describes the end of Moscow in 2043 when “the Moscow Confederation” is attacked by “fascists from ‘Free Russia,’ Islamists from the Caucasus, and rightwing figures from Ukraine” at one and the same […]