Tag: Russia

  • Orthodoxy and Religious Freedom

    Russia adopted anti-missionary anti-proselytizing laws in 2016 at the federal level. Similar laws already existed in various Russian states. On July 6th, 2016, President Vladimir Putin signed amendments to the Religion Law imposing harsh restrictions on the sharing of beliefs, including on where and by whom they may be shared. The amendments ban broadly defined […]

  • Russia Rising

    I had insomnia last night and was awake around 4am, so I checked my news feed and saw that Russia had invaded Ukraine. This reminds me of Russia’s invasion of Georgia in August 2008 on the pretext of aiding the Russian-backed self-proclaimed republics of South Ossetia and Abkhazia. And in 2014 Russia invaded and then […]