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Artisans Craft New Icon for Russian Military Cathedral
Artisans are crafting a new icon for a Russian Orthodox cathedral built in honor of the country’s Armed Forces.
Pancakes Flip and Fires Roar over Maslenitsa 2019
Russia's lead-up to Lent came to an end with traditional bonfires across the country.
Two American Mormons Detained in Russia, Will be Deported — Reports
The men are currently in a holding center awaiting deportation, a source said.
Russia Will Be One-Third Muslim in 15 Years, Chief Mufti Predicts
"Dozens" of new mosques will need to be built in Russia’s largest cities, the religious leader said.
Russian Priests Armed With Brooms Show Off Curling Skills
Images showed the robed clergymen sliding ceramic kettles across the ice with brooms.
All the Pancakes and Parties of Maslenitsa in Moscow
Take a look at the wild festivities of Maslenitsa and dribble over the sight of these batter-based delights!
Orthodox Official Compares Abortion Numbers in Russia to WWII Losses
“How many have we killed ourselves? More than in World War II," the archpriest was quoted as saying.
From the regions
Russian Mormons Search for Identity and Acceptance in an American Church
Minority religions like the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hold an increasingly precarious position in Russia.
Activists Compare Russia’s Alleged Torture of Jehovah’s Witnesses to Nazi Germany
Seven Jehovah's Witnesses were allegedly tortured after being detained last week.
Anime-Style Religious Icons Cause Stir in Russian Region
A local church leader called the authors of the icons “ignorant.”
7 Jehovah’s Witnesses Brutally Tortured in Russia, Spokesman Says
The victims were reportedly stripped, suffocated, doused with water and shocked with stun guns.
Russian Priest Under Fire for Sultry Sermons
The priest was rebuked for addressing pornography, choice of lingerie and advising women to imagine a man performing 'physiological functions.'
Russia's Investigative Committee Seeks Donations for Archangel Statue, Reports Say
The St. Michael the Archangel statue will symbolize "the victory of the forces of light over the forces of darkness."
After Jailing of Jehovah’s Witness, Human Rights Activists Warn of 'Wave' of Arrests
Christensen was sentenced to six years in jail Wednesday for participating in an "extremist" group.
Kremlin Says Don't Look for Common Sense From Russia's Rulers
Critics have long alleged that the Kremlin has bent parliament, the courts and the media to Putin's personal will.
Russia's Crackdown on Jehovah's Witnesses Hits Critical Milestone
Russia has made the Jehovah’s Witnesses the first individuals since the Soviet era to be persecuted exclusively for their faith.
Russia's Putin Accuses Ukraine of Meddling in Orthodox Faith
Vladimir Putin on Thursday accused the government in Kiev of flagrantly meddling in the life of Orthodoxy in Ukraine, where a new national church has broken...
Orthodox Patriarch Kirill Named 'Honorary Professor' by Russian Academy of Sciences
The announcement comes a week after Patriarch Kirill warned that smartphone users risked falling under the control of the Antichrist.
Ready to Take the Plunge? Here Are 5 Tips for Surviving Epiphany in Russia
This weekend, tens of thousands of Russians will plunge into freezing rivers and lakes to celebrate the feast of the Epiphany.
Russia Named in List of 50 Countries in Which Christians Face Persecution
Russia was named in the list of 50 countries for the first time in seven years.
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