“Patriarchate of Constantinople is a CIA subdivision”

17.10.2018, Moscow.

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

Schism between Russian Orthodox Church and Constantinople: What will Georgian Orthodox say?

17.10.2018, Tbilisi.

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

Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch: Church schism in Ukraine threatens entire nation’s life

09.10.2018, Moscow.

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

Russia: A view from an “open society”. Interview with Chatham House Expert

07.10.2018, Warsaw.

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.
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OSCE countries glorify Nazis on the anniversary of the Munich Agreement

29.09.2018, Moscow.

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