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Beneath Anger At West, Russia’s Orthodox Christians and Muslims Remain Deeply Divided

December 16, 2014

Staunton, December 15 – Many have seen the statements of the leaders of the Russian Orthodox Church and the official hierarchies of that country’s Muslim community as an indication that they are moving toward greater mutual understanding and cooperation, according to Nezavisimaya Gazeta. But is a misreading of the situation, the paper suggests in a […]

Putin’s ‘Russian World’ Resolves a Key Domestic Issue, Svyatenkov Says

December 4, 2014

Staunton, December 4 – Most commentators have focused on the foreign policy implications of Vladimir Putin’s notion about the “Russian world,” but Pavel Svyatenkov argues that its domestic consequences may be at least as great because it can help overcome a fundamental contradiction in the Russian political system. The Russian nationalist writer says that the […]