Tag: Russian Orthodox Easter

Moscow at War with Ukraine Goes to Church on Russian Easter

April 12, 2015

Staunton, April 12 – According to the Russian Interior Ministry, 1.15 million Muscovites – approximately ten percent of the Russian capital’s population — attended Easter services today. According to the Russian Orthodox Church, the actual figure was 1.5 million. But both agreed that the number this year, a record, is far higher than it was […]