Religion in Russia
Religion in Russia is diverse, with a 1997 law naming Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and Judaism as important in Russian history. Orthodox Christianity (Russian: Православие Pravoslaviye) is Russia's...
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Bhagavad Gita trial in Russia
The Bhagavad Gita trial in Russia or the Bhagavad Gita court case in Russia was the trial of the Russian edition of Bhagavad Gita As It Is initiated in June 2011 by the state prosecutor's office in To...
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Shamanism in Siberia
Shamanism represents a large minority in Northern Asia, particularly Siberia, which is regarded by some as the heartland of shamanism. It is inhabited by a variety of ethnic groups, many of whom obser...
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Buddhism in Russia
Historically, Buddhism was incorporated into Russian lands in the early 17th century. Buddhism is considered as one of Russia’s traditional religions, legally a part of Russian historical heritage. Be...
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Christianity in Russia
Christians in Russia constitute by some estimates the largest religion of the country, with nearly 50% of the population identifying as Christian. The largest tradition is the Russian Orthodox Church....
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Hinduism in Russia
Hinduism has been spread in Russia primarily due to the work of missionaries from the Vaishnava Hindu organization International Society for Krishna Consciousness and by itinerant Swamis from India. T...
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Islam in Russia
Islam is the second most widely professed religion in Russia. Islam is considered as one of Russia’s traditional religions, legally a part of Russian historical heritage. According to a poll by the R...
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Khlysts
Khlysts or Khlysty (Хлысты in Russian) was an underground sect from late 17th to early 20th century that split off the Russian Orthodox Church and belonged to the Spiritual Christians (духовные христи...
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Adyghe Habze
Adyghe Habze, also Circassian Habze or Habza (Adyghe: Адыгэ Хабзэ /adəɣa xaːbza/ ; derived from хы khy, meaning "order", plus бзэ bze, meaning "speech"), also spelled Khabze, Khabza or Xabze, als...
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Datsan Gunzechoinei
The Datsan Gunzechoinei is a large Buddhist temple in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is the northernmost Buddhist temple in Russia.
In 1909, Agvan Dorzhiev got permission from the Tsar to build a la...
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Postniki
The Postniki (постники "fasters") were a millennial sect of 19th century Southern Russia, a branch of the Khlysty (flagellants) movement, founded by Abbakum (or Avvakum) Ivanov Kopylov (Аббакум / Авв...
Tale of the Nisan Shaman
The Tale of the Nisan Shaman (also spelled "Nishan"; Manchu: ᠨᡳᡧᠠᠨ ᠰᠠᠮᠠᠨ ᡳ ᠪᡳᡨᡥᡝ; Möllendorff: Nišan saman-i bithe) is a Manchu folk tale about a female shaman who resurrects the son of ...
Sylvester of Kiev
Sylvestr (Сильвестр in Ukrainian) (c.1055–1123) was a clergyman and a writer in Kievan Rus.Some sources name Sylvestr as a compiler of either the Primary Chronicle itself or its second edition. ...
Valery Solomonovich Gurevich
Valery Solomonovich Gurevich a Russian politician, [1] is the vice-governor of the Jewish Autonomous Oblast[2].
Gurevich both organized, and participated in, the 2004 70th anniversary celebrations...
Tikhvin Cemetery
Tikhvin Cemetery (Тихвинское кладбище) is located at the Alexander Nevsky Monastery, in Saint Petersburg, Russia.Established in 1823, some of the notables buried here are:
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Pechersky Ascension Monastery
Pechersky Ascension Monastery (Russian: Печёрский Вознесенский монастырь, Pechyorsky Vozensensky Monastyr) is a monastery in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. It is the principal monastery of the Nizny Nov...
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