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CNN Calls Domes of Iconic Russian Cathedral Muslim Minarets

May 21, 2017 News
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Sputniknews – 21/5/17 CNN has mistakenly called the domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral, depicted on the cover of TIME weekly magazine, “minarets.” The definition of a minaret is used only in Islamic architecture. It is an integral part of the mosque and has nothing to do with a Christian church. The mistake published on CNN’s […]

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Petition – We demand an apology for negative portrayal of a Christian church on Time Magazine’s cover

May 20, 2017 Featured
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www.change.org – Maximos Williams Hiltons, VA – 20/5/17 The May 29th Time Magazine cover designed by Brobel Design depicted St. Basil’s Russian Orthodox Christian Cathedral, located near the Kremlin in Moscow, enveloping the White House. This accompanied an article discussing “Russia’s social media war on America”. Additionally, the image displayed does not portray the several […]

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St Basil’s Cathedral 450th anniversary marked by Google Doodle

July 12, 2011 Featured News

By Urvi Nopany 12/7/2011 The 450th anniversary of St Basil’s Cathedral has been commemorated with a Google Doodle. Russia celebrates today the 450th anniversary of the Russian Orthodox church, located in Moscow’s Red Square, with the opening of an exhibition honouring the ‘holy fool’ Basil the Blessed, to whom the iconic church is dedicated. The […]

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Moscow’s iconic St. Basil’s Cathedral to mark 450th Birthday

July 12, 2011 Featured News

Lubov Golovina Pravda.Ru 12/7/2011 July 12 marks the 450th birthday of Pokrovsky Cathedral, better known as St. Basil’s Cathedral, located on Red Square. On this day in 1561 its construction was completed. On the day of its anniversary, the Cathedral invites visitors who care about the cultural heritage and Orthodox Russia. Currently, Pokrovsky Cathedral is […]

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