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Religion in Russia - Wikipedia

Religion in Russia is diverse, with a 1997 law naming Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and Judaism as important in Russian history. Orthodox Christianity ...

Country Studies: Russia-The Russian Orthodox Church

Russia Table of Contents. The Russian Orthodox Church has a thousand-year history of strong political as well as spiritual influence over the inhabitants of the ...

Religion in Russia and the Soviet Union, to 1945

Religion in Russia and the Soviet Union, to 1945. The Russian Orthodox Church played a major role in the history of Russia dating back centuries.

Religion – Russiapedia Basic facts about Russia

History and mythology; Cinema and theater; ... Basic facts about Russia: Religion. Four religions are official: Orthodox Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and Judaism.

History of Russia | Mary Mother of God Mission Society

H istorically, the predominant religion in Russia is Russian Orthodoxy, a branch of the Eastern Orthodox Christian Church. (Eastern Orthodoxy and Catholicism were ...

History of Russian Orthodox Church - Russian Crafts

History of Russian Orthodox Church . The Russian Orthodox Church is more than one thousand years old. According to tradition, St. Andrew the First Called, while ...

History of the Russian Orthodox Church - Wikipedia

History of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarchate of Moscow and all Russia ... In the early 1920s, Lenin expelled the leading Russian religious thinkers.

Putin Signs Measure Revoking Religious Freedom: ‘Most ...

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed legislation this week that severely restricts freedom of religion by prohibiting any religious speech or evangelization ...

The History of Russian Christianity: Christian History ...

General World History Before 1000 800 Charlemagne is crowned Holy Roman Emperor935 Wang Chien establishes central monarchy in China954–55 Norman invasions of ...

Russia | Geography, History, Map, & Facts | Britannica.com

Today Russian Orthodoxy is the country’s largest religious denomination, representing more than half of all adherents. Organized religion was repressed by Soviet ...