robertr
4 years ago1,000+ Views
Putin and Orthodox Christianity
Remember when Pussy Riot was convicted of subverting the Christian religion (they sang a protest song about Putin in a church)? This would be inconceivable under the atheist Soviet Union, but Putin has used Russia's religious sentiments to bolster his power. He seeks to "present himself as a moral guardian and policeman." Although, this presents itself in some pretty regressive ways...
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