Why did Stalin Rehabilitate the Russian Orthodox Church?

Russia Beyond - OLEG YEGOROV - December 2019 The Bolsheviks oppressed the Orthodox Church after seizing power in Russia – but Stalin, despite all his ruthlessness, changed things for better in this area. There is a legend saying that it was a miracle that saved Moscow in the winter of 1941, when the Germans were approaching the ...

TSAR NICHOLAS II AND ST. TIKHON OF MOSCOW MAKE FORBES’ LIST OF MOST INFLUENTIAL RUSSIANS OF 20TH CENTURY

Pravoslavie.ru - September 2017 Tsar-Martyr Nicholas II, and Patriarchs St. Tikhon of Moscow, Sergius (Stragorodsky), and Alexey II, and Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh have been included in Forbes magazine’s list of the 100 most influential Russians of the 20th century, reports online journal Foma. The ranking of the 100 most influential Russians of the 20th century was compiled for ...