Russian Orthodox Church in Ukraine under Threat

Russian Orthodox Church in Ukraine under Threat

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 1 June 2017 Russian Orthodox Church in Ukraine under Threat The conflict between Russia and Ukraine is going on also on religious grounds. In Ukraine, two Orthodox Churches have been functioning side by side for years: Moscow Patriarchate, and...
The Red and White Tradition of Putin

The Red and White Tradition of Putin

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 1 June 2017 The Red and White Tradition of Putin Putin’s state has been characterized by ideological eclecticism. It draws on ideals and traditions from various periods of Russian history, however based on a single criterion: the goal is to build...
Guardians of Morality

Guardians of Morality

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 19 May 2017 Guardians of Morality In State Duma, Russia’s lower house of parliament, a special body will appear keeping guard on “moral climate in society”. This will be the aim of the newly established Council for culture, religion and ethics, to...