- 18:48 05/08/2014
- 21:06 01/08/2014
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, will conduct a liturgy for the World War I fallen and visit a memorial on the Poklonnaya Gora hill on the 100th anniversary of the start of the war. He will also hold a requiem liturgy at a necropolis of the fallen WWI soldiers.
- 19:58 29/07/2014
A hundred of Syrian children from Damask’s Orthodox shelters and boarding schools arrived Tuesday in Russia for a two-week vacation at a recreation camp near Moscow, an accompanying Syrian official told RIA Novosti.
- 22:07 28/07/2014
- 02:50 14/03/2014
- 19:57 05/02/2014
- 01:30 28/01/2014
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church said Monday that priests should be assigned staff positions within the ranks of the Interior Ministry’s troops following the success of a similar move in the military.
- 15:35 07/01/2014
- 00:23 19/12/2013
- 18:41 18/12/2013
The leader of the Russian Orthodox Church presented the nation’s answer to Frank Sinatra with a top award on Wednesday for his public service, adding to the flamboyant now-lawmaker’s already glittering array of decorations.1
- 05:30 13/11/2013
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church and a powerful Roman Catholic Church cardinal on Tuesday voiced readiness for collaboration ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to the Vatican for a meeting with Pope Francis on November 25.
- 20:47 11/11/2013
Even if he is styled as the “president,” the head of the Russian government’s executive branch is a de facto monarch. Accompanied by holy Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill, President Vladimir Putin flipped through touch-screen presentations, watched videos and listened to talks by Father Tikhon Shevkunov, rumored to have access to Putin’s inner circle.2
- 19:46 04/11/2013
- 14:27 04/11/2013
- 10:21 09/09/2013
- 16:31 05/09/2013
- 13:37 03/09/2013
The director of a St. Petersburg museum from where police confiscated paintings last week, including one of Russia’s president and prime minister in drag, was briefly detained in the early hours of Tuesday morning, according to media reports.
- 17:00 29/08/2013
- 22:05 28/08/2013
The author of a police-confiscated portrait of Russia’s ruling tandem dressed in women’s underwear urged President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday to order the return of the artwork – and also to “abolish censorship in art.”1
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