‘People of Alaska’: Does the US State Preserve Russian Traditions? (PHOTOS)

Sputniknews - 1/4/17 March 30, 2017, marks the 150th anniversary since Russia sold Alaska to the United States. Today, local residents hardly speak Russian and do not remember the customs and traditions of their former homeland. "Privet!" says a small wooden plaque at the side of the highway in Russian. The following text is written in English: ...

Patriarch Kirill Meets Oriental Orthodox Prelates in London

Julie Jones - OCP News Service - (OCP Delegate in the U.K.) Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia – Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church met Coptic, Armenian and Syriac Orthodox Prelates in London during the reception organized on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of Russian Orthodoxy in the UK and Ireland. Patriarch met His Grace ...

The last Russian Tsar Michael Romanov

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By Melchisedek Naumov - May 2015 Edited and Forwarded by Harry Blanton Binkow - Historian, Imperial Russia There is an unknown page in Russian history – the last Russian Tsar Michael Romanov, the younger brother of Nicolas II. He spent 39 years in concentration camps. They shoot him in 1918 and after that killed him 10 more ...

“Everyday Saints” Wins the Hearts of Polish Catholics

January 14, 2014. PRAVMIR. The book Everyday Saints and Other Stories by Archimandrite Tikhon (Shevkunov) has won the hearts of Catholic monks in Poland. Book alters understanding of Russian Orthodoxy and changes people’s attitude towards Russia. 80% of the Orthodox bestseller’s Polish edition, released by the Polish Orthodox publishing house “Bratchik” will be bought by Catholics, noted ...