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Iben Thranholm - Christianity is a common ground between the West and the East

19.01.2017

The reason why I started to get interested in Russia three years ago was because I saw that there was a huge revival of Christianity, of Orthodox faith in Russia after the Cold War when the Soviet Union collapsed. I was really unaware of this before the Pussy Riot case, where I saw that Russians absolutely would not tolerate when somebody walks into a church, into a sacred place, and acts like the girls from Pussy Riot did.

James George Jatras - The cradle of russophobia

09.01.2017

If I can say a few words, by the way, about the hostility towards Russia that one finds here in the United States and maybe in the West in general:
This is a very complex phenomenon. I think a lot of people simply assume this is a Cold War “hangover,” that people don't realize that the Soviet Union and communism don’t exist anymore. And I think that is a part of the problem with some small segment of the population, especially some conservatives who are not particularly well-informed – but I don't think it's the major problem.

 

Attention: British Shiism

21.12.2016

In his interview with the Al-Akhbar newspaper on September 30th, the Secretary General of Hezbollah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, drew attention to  British Shiism. Nasrallah stated that the structure he defined as "British Shiism" is fuell

The French Revolution and World History

02.12.2016

A century and a half before the French Revolution, Oliver Cromwell’s New Model Army proved that nationalist citizen militaries were superior in every way to the elite-led, essentially mercenary, armed forces of the medieval aristocracy.