Was Deacon Andrey excluded from the Theological Commission for his Defence of “Pussy Riot” ?

Deacon Andrey Kurayev have since long  been a face towards the public on behalf of the Russian Orthodox Church . I read articles and saw books , written by him, while I was a student in Moscow in the 90’s.  Now he is excluded from the list of members in the Theological Commission of the […]

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A few seditious words in Moscow ?

Friday the 27t h of December was the day for a first official press-conference with Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyochina, two members of the punk-band which made a performance in the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow in february 2012, and since have spent time in prison. Until last Monday.. A lot was asked […]

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The crazy glory of Russia. (reflections on the case of Pussy Riot by a dissident from the 70’s)

From “Grani.ru“ 22/8 2012, written by Alexandr Podrabinek. That was the name of a jewish human right-activist who spent time in jail under Brezhnev in the 70’s for the reason that he was actively struggling against the soviet, political  psychiatry. I have a suspicion that it is the same person.              […]

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