Siberian diocese calls for boycott of ‘Satanic’ Holi Festival of Colors

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RT.com - 27/5/17 The Chelyabinsk Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church asked the prosecutor’s office to look into the “content side” of the All-Russia Festival of Colors for fear it could put “Russia’s national security” at risk and “disintegrate our people.” According to the missions office of the diocese, the All-Russia Festival of Colors is formerly known ...

Abkhazia: faith and political technologies

Pavel Martynov, exclusive to VK - 6/8/13 Last week ended with the celebration of the 1025th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia, in which the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill and Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II discussed not only the role of churches in the normalization of Russian-Georgian relations, which seemed particularly relevant ...