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Russian Sacred Places: An Overview
A green hill, a little church under blue sky... Have you ever been to Russain convents? These are the places of peace and solitude, where you can enjoy the beauty of Russian nature, see the arcitecture of Old Russia and, perhaps, get closer to discovery of the famous mystery of Russian soul.
--20-12-2011--


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Russian Priests to Get Military Training
A group of Russian Orthodox priests will undergo military training at a Defense Ministry university in Moscow, the Russian army's representative said Friday.
--04-10-2013--
Parody of Christian Orthodox Icon Is Banned by Russian Court
A Russian regional court has banned an image based on a Christian Orthodox icon printed on t-shirts in support of the Pussy Riot punk band.
--30-09-2013--
Russian Pastafarians Fined Over Peaceful Rally
Two members of the Russian Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster fined a combined $400 over a pasta procession dispersed by Moscow police in August.
--23-09-2013--
Russian Parliament Backs Law Against Insulting Religious Feelings
On Tuesday, June 11, Russian State Duma, the lower house of Russian Parliament, approved a bill that would make insulting religious believers feelings a criminal offense, punishable by up to three years behind bars.
--12-06-2013--
Russian Parliament Passes Contradictory Anti-blasphemy Law
Russian Duma, the lower house of Russian Parliament, has passed a second reading of a religious offense law that has provoked a firestorm of controversy.
--27-05-2013--
Russia to Introduce Jail Sentences for Insulting Believers' Feelings
A bill introducing big fines or a prison term for public humiliation of religious rites or other insults to believers feelings has been approved in the first reding by the Russian parliaments lower house.
--17-04-2013--
Russian Christians, Muslims and Jews to Launch Political Party
The Ten Commandments Party - a secular movement which seeks to establish religious ethical principles in the society - is expected to be registered in Russia.
--20-02-2013--
Russian Orthodox Church Plans To Make Theology a Proper Discipline
After years of being silenced by the State, the Russian Orthodox Church is about to take revenge by making Theology a recognised academic discipline.
--30-11-2012--
Over One Third of Russians Do Not Know Patriarch's Name
More than one-third of Russians can't name the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, according to the recent poll.
--22-11-2012--
Orthodox Volunteers Will Patrol Moscow
Orthodox volunteers will patrol the streets of Moscow, especially in the evening, and police the attempts of blasphemy and violence against the Orthodox clergy.
--22-08-2012--
First Muslim TV Channel to Appear in Russia in August
Russias first public Muslim TV channel, Al-RTV, will go on air in August. The channel is expected to target young and active viewers.
--26-07-2012--
Muslim Prayers Warned Against Rally Law Violation
The Ministry of Justice in the Primorskiy region issued a warning to the regional Muslim organization for violating the new law about rallies by holding the traditional religious namaz prayer.
--19-07-2012--
A Chuvash Woman Appeals to Spirits in the Red Square
As the end of the world looms on, some people try to use Nature's powers and sorcery to postpone it. Today this was the case with a Chuvash woman who tried to appeal to spirits in front of the Lenin's Mausoleum in Red Square.
--28-06-2012--





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