Russian Orthodox Church

Holy Mary, Mother of Vlad: Blessed Virgins, Indestructible Icons and Putin’s Military Miracles

The Kremlin is busily deploying a new weapon to boost their troops’ flagging morale: counterfeit miracles of Christ, Mary and the Saints.

Dear Evangelical Christians: Please Remember Ukraine

For a repressive dictator, Vladimir Putin enjoys a puzzling amount of support among Americans with religious values.

Russia: Orthodox by Culture, Imperialist by Nature

How Russia’s national security doctrine gobbled up the orthodox church.

With God On Their Side: When Prayer Is Mightier Than the Sword

Praying to God for victory in warfare is all very well – but what if your troops just don’t believe in it?

Tucker Carlson is Wrong: Putin Practices Religious Persecution, Not Zelensky

Tucker Carlson claims Vladimir Zelensky is persecuting Christians when in fact Putin is the persecutor

Katechon or Satan? The Russian Deception

“Holy Rus'” is an essential concept in Russian mythology, but also eschatology

Russia’s Religious Offensive in Africa

Moscow portrays itself as an alternative to the decadent West in Africa to gain support for its invasion of Ukraine

The Dark Legacy of Tsarist Philosopher Ivan Ilyin

Among Putin’s favorite political theorists is Ivan Ilyn, defender of the tsarist trinity: Autocracy, Orthodoxy, Nationality

The Russo-Ukrainian War Through History’s Lens

The history of Imperial Russia is more relevant than ever with the invasion of Ukraine

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