Topic: Russian Orthodox Church
Today, less than 20 years after the collapse of the officially atheistic Soviet Union, Russia has emerged as the most God-believing nation in Europe. That's a testament to the devotion of babushkas who kept the flames of faith alive in the face of state-sponsored repression.
06/16/2011 11:55 am
Nearly 20 years after the collapse of the atheistic Soviet Union, a recent poll found that 82 percent of Russians classify themselves as religious believers. But far fewer subscribe to organized religion.
05/06/2011 12:30 pm
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Chapter & Verse "Molotov's Magic Lantern: Travels in Russian History": an interview with author Rachel Polonsky
Journalist Rachel Polonsky explores some of the troubled fault lines in modern Russian history.
01/20/2011 05:14 pm
A Moscow court's ruling that curbs artistic expression, as well as fresh legislation to strengthen the KGB's successor and limit rights of public assembly, appear to some Russians to presage a broader crackdown.
07/16/2010 04:10 pm
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Wealthy Russians and Chinese buy antiques to recover pieces of their heritage.
12/15/2008 12:00 am
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A Russian immigrant learns what American Thanksgiving is all about.
11/26/2008 12:00 am
After 78 years, a set of 18 iconic bells rescued from a Moscow monastery will return home.
06/14/2008 01:00 am