Orthodox Christian Audio Programs To Play On Russian Trains

Claire Bigg - 9/10/13 Passengers on Russian trains will soon be treated to special audio programs designed to broaden their knowledge of history, philosophy, and religion -- more specifically, Russian Orthodoxy. Under the initiative, headed by a senior figure at the Moscow Patriarchate, a compilation of programs previously hosted by Radio Rossii journalist Lyudmila Borzyak will become ...

Who Is Chopping Down Russia’s Crosses?

Claire Bigg 6/9/2012 Topuchaya's 220 inhabitants never thought their tiny Siberian village would one day make headlines. Yet this week, news that a Russian Orthodox cross had been vandalized in this far-flung village in the mountainous Altai region spread through Russian media like wildfire. The incident, in which the free-standing wooden cross was toppled and hacked with ...