The Russian Jewish Congress (RJC) will host a large-scale international conference on extremism in Moscow, RJC press service reported on October 18. Contine reading
The Patriarchate of Constantinople should be treated as a CIA subdivision, said Mikhail Tishkov, principal of the Radonezh Orthodox High School, deputy chairman of the Union of Orthodox Schools of Russia, on October 15 in a commentary given to a Rossa Primavera News Agency correspondent. Contine reading
The Holy Synod of the Georgian Orthodox Church (GOC) will express its position regarding the schism between the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) and the Patriarchate of Constantinople in the near future, the church’s press service said on October 16, RIA Novosti reported. Contine reading
The Church schism in Ukraine is a threat to the entire nation’s life, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill said on October 8 after a celebratory prayer service at the Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra to commemorate the Blessed Sergius of Radonezh, RIA Novosti reports. Contine reading
The Annual OSCE Human Dimension meeting was held in Warsaw September 10-21. Around 1,800 government representatives, human rights activists, and experts attended this meeting. Rossa Primavera News Agency’s German correspondent Tony Siewert, who took part in the meeting, met with Orysia Lutsevych, the manager of Ukrainian forum at Chatham House, to discuss civil society issues in Russia and Europe.
Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation in the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich pointed at growing tendencies towards glorification of the Nazis and attempts to rewrite the results of the World War II (WWII) among OSCE countries on September 27, RIA Novosti reports. Contine reading
Political scientist and leader of the Essence of Time movement Sergey Kurginyan, on the air of the Evening with Vladimir Solovyov TV program at the Russian Channel One, spoke about the reasons why fascism is returning to Europe en masse. Contine reading