Russian Orthodox Church
37°37′45″E / 55.71111°N 37.62917°E / 55.71111; 37.62917The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC; Russian: Русская Православная Церковь, Russkaya Pravoslavnaya Tserkov), alternati...
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Obama open mic slip: 'After my election I have more flexibility'
On Monday while President Obama was taking part in a global nuclear security summit in South Korea, he was caught on tape asking for Russian President Dmitry Medvedev...
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1 - Martha Argerich
Martha Argerich, piano - Charles Dutoit, conductor Orchestre de la Suisse Romande 1975
Russia-NATO Relations Have Fallen To New Cold War Level – Russian PM
The relationships between NATO and Russia have slid down toward a new Cold War, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at a panel discussion during the Munich Security Conference, describing NAT...
Unprecedented: Pope Francis, Russian Patriarch Kirill to meet in Cuba to heal 1,000yr rift
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, is to meet his Roman Catholic counterpart, Pope Francis, during a historic visit to Latin America. The groundbreaking meeting is to ...
Who Really Killed Rasputin, The Monk Who Brought Down The Tsar?
Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin was born in 1869 in a remote Siberian village but died in a Russian palace on 30 December 1916. Despite his alleged magical powers, he was murdered by Russian aristocrats… ...
Ankara Defends ISIS, Turkish Officials Have Financial Interest In Oil Trade With Group - PM Medvedev
“Turkey’s actions are de facto protection of Islamic State,” Medvedev said, calling the group formerly known as ISIS by its new name. “This is no surprise, considering the information we have about di...
Russia's Putin and Medvedev work out together
Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev are pictured working out and sharing breakfast at Mr Putin's summer residence.
Boris Berezovsky (businessman) - Mysterious death of Russian magnate Boris Berezovsky remains an open case for British police
British police refused to rule out foul play Sunday in the unexplained death of exiled Russian business tycoon Boris Berezovsky — a chief nemesis of Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin.
Igor Stravinsky
Ballet Choreography: Maurice Béjart Wikipedia Links: 1) Igor Stravinsky http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Igor_Stravinsky 2) The Rite of Spring http://en.wikipedi...
Sergei Rachmaninoff
PT 1a. http://youtube.com/watch?v=WlVKTRy7Mto Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30 1. Allegro ma non tanto (excerpt) Philadelphia Orchestra Conducted by E...
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto 1 - B Flat Minor.
Mikhail Nesterov
Mikhail Vasilyevich Nesterov (Russian: Михаи́л Васи́льевич Не́стеров) (May 31 [O.S. May 19] 1862, Ufa - October 18, 1942, Moscow) was a leading representativ...
Wassily Kandinsky
Path to Abstraction.
Russian icons
An exploration of the icon of the three visitors to Abraham (Genesis 18:1-18) painted by the great Russian icon artist Andrei Rublev (c1365 - c 1427). It is ...
History of the Russian Orthodox Church
The Russian Orthodox Church (Russian: Русская Православная Церковь) is traditionally said to have been founded by the Apostle Andrew, who is thought to have visited Scythia and Greek colonies alon...
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Church reform of Peter I
The Church reform of Peter I introduced what some believe was a period of Caesaropapism in the history of the Russian Orthodox Church, when the church apparatus effectively became a department of stat...
Church reform of Peter I - Wikipedia
Persecution of Christians in the Soviet Union
Throughout the history of the Soviet Union (1922-1991), Soviet authorities suppressed and persecuted various forms of Christianity to different extents depending on the particular era. Soviet policy,...
Persecution of Christians in the Soviet Union - Wikipedia
Glasnost
Glasnost (Russian: гла́сность, [ˈɡlasnəsʲtʲ], lit. "publicity") was a policy that called for increased openness and transparency in government institutions and activities in the Soviet Union. Intr...
Orthodox Church in America
The Orthodox Church in America (OCA) is an autocephalous Eastern Orthodox church in North America. The OCA consists of more than 700 parishes, missions, communities, monasteries and institutions in th...
Orthodox Church in America - Wikipedia
Belarusian Orthodox Church
Belarusian Orthodox Church (Russian: Белорусская Православная Церковь, Belarusian: Беларуская праваслаўная царква) is the official name of the Belarusian Exarchate (Russian: Белорусский эк...
Belarusian Orthodox Church - Wikipedia
Old Believers
In the context of Russian Orthodox church history, the Old Believers, or Old Ritualists (Russian: старове́ры or старообря́дцы, starovyery or staroobryadtsy) separated after 1666 from the official ...
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Eparchies of the Russian Orthodox Church
This is the list of the metropolitanates and eparchies (dioceses) of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Eparchies and metropolitanates of the Russian Orthodox Church in the Russian Federation:
Eparchies of the Russian Orthodox Church - Wikipedia
Russian icons
The use and making of icons entered Kievan Rus' following its conversion to Orthodox Christianity in AD 988. As a general rule, these icons strictly followed models and formulas hallowed by Byzantine ...
Russian icons - Wikipedia