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Blessed Are the Merciful: Religion, Power, and Pussy Riot

Last month I wrote about how the Russian Orthodox Church joined forces with the Kremlin in supporting Bashar al-Assad’s regime in the Syrian civil war.  The Russian Orthodox Church, I suggested, was pursuing this course not because of their commitment … Continue reading

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