Category: Soviet Union

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Dec
2020

Russia Arrests Monk For Allegedly Inciting Suicidal ActsRussia Arrests Monk For Allegedly Inciting Suicidal Acts

Russian police have arrested a monk and charged him with inciting suicidal actions, the Associated Press reported. The monk, Father Sergiy, was captured Tuesday after police in heavy armor raided the Sredneuralsk monastery, located in the Ural Mountains outside the city of Yekaterinburg, overnight, according to the Associated Press. A court in Moscow has approved […]

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‘amy-coney-barrett-is-a-victim-of-this’:-author-rod-dreher-warns-of-soft-totalitarianism-in-america
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Oct
2020

‘Amy Coney Barrett Is A Victim Of This’: Author Rod Dreher Warns Of Soft Totalitarianism In America‘Amy Coney Barrett Is A Victim Of This’: Author Rod Dreher Warns Of Soft Totalitarianism In America

October 14, 2020 9:53 PM ET Rod Dreher, a senior editor for the American Conservative, spoke with the Daily Caller’s Samantha Renck about the soft totalitarianism he believes is coming to the United States, his new book and more. During Tuesday’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, Hawaii Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono […]

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Jul
2020

How Modern Jihadism Became Co-Invented by the U.S. and Saudi GovernmentsHow Modern Jihadism Became Co-Invented by the U.S. and Saudi Governments

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture Modern jihadism was co-invented in 1979 by Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan al Saud, and U.S. National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski, working together, and here is the background for it, and the way — and the reasons — that it was done: Back in the later Middle Ages, […]

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Jul
2020

Istanbul moves towards Islamic nationalism as Hagia Sophia is redesignated a Mosque [Video]Istanbul moves towards Islamic nationalism as Hagia Sophia is redesignated a Mosque [Video]

Russia Today and the BBC both report that the Hagia Sophia (The Church of Holy Wisdom), the single largest Church in Byzantium, is to be repurposed as a mosque. This move ends 86 years of the building serving a “neutral purpose” as a museum, where neither Muslim nor Christian was allowed to pray in open […]

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china’s-coronavirus-cover-up-rips-pages-from-soviet-chernobyl-playbook:-report
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May
2020

China’s Coronavirus Cover-Up Rips Pages From Soviet Chernobyl Playbook: ReportChina’s Coronavirus Cover-Up Rips Pages From Soviet Chernobyl Playbook: Report

China’s repeated attempts to obscure the origins of the novel coronavirus have been a striking callback to the Soviet Union’s efforts to downplay the Chernobyl meltdown. In the immediate aftermath of Chernobyl, the Soviet Union kept the truth from even the residents they forced to evacuate — and many were told they’d be allowed to […]

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Mar
2020

Orthodox Christianity versus Socialism, Part III – The history of conflictOrthodox Christianity versus Socialism, Part III – The history of conflict

In this section of our Orthodox Christianity versus Socialism series, we examine the historical nature of the conflict between these two religions – a conflict that is recent, and yet ignored by even some of the people that experienced it directly. And, yes, I called socialism a religion here. There is good reason to call […]

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