Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed hope on Friday that his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, will manage to come up with a long-lasting peaceful solution for the current standoff in eastern Ukraine that would satisfy all conflicting sides.Add comments
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- 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.
- 18:03 31/12/2013
A prominent Russian Orthodox Church academic has been sacked from his post as a professor at a Moscow theological school for writing blog posts and giving interviews at variance with the Church’s official position on current affairs.
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- 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
- 14:41 29/11/2013
- 18:43 22/11/2013
A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Pope Francis scheduled for next week is especially important in the context of the ongoing Syrian civil war, a senior Russian Catholic priest said.
- 07:22 21/11/2013
A man suspected of murdering a Russian Orthodox priest that recently came to prominence for his defense of jailed anti-Kremlin punk rockers has been ruled mentally unfit to stand trial, investigators said Wednesday.
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- 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.
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- 13:58 26/08/2013
A Russian Orthodox church to be built on the site of a future hockey complex in Yaroslavl will contain a memorial plaque dedicated to the 44 members of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl who lost their lives in a September 2011 plane crash, the KHL team’s press service told R-Sport on Monday.
- 22:32 19/08/2013
Unidentified “scum” threw a Molotov cocktail at a Russian Orthodox Church where the lawmaker who kick-started Russia’s anti-“gay propaganda” trend helps out as an altar server, the legislator said on Twitter.1
- 20:23 15/08/2013
The Russian government urged its citizens Thursday to avoid traveling to Egypt, a popular tourist destination engulfed by riots over the sacking of an Islamist president that have already resulted in more than 500 deaths and the torching of churches.
- 22:33 12/08/2013
How serious are you about the threat of the European spruce bark beetle? Most likely not as much as a senior Russian Orthodox priest who pledged to hold a service to prevent the insect from demolishing forests outside Moscow.
- 18:40 12/08/2013
Russia’s military aerobatic teams – the Russian Falcons, the Knights, the Golden Eagles and the Swifts – performed demonstration flights this month with the blessing of Russian Orthodox clergy in the lead-up to the 101st anniversary of the Russian Air Force, marked August 12. The public role of the Russian Orthodox Church – which has its own department for working with the armed forces – has been growing under President Vladimir Putin.
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