“Practically speaking, we are back in the same situation. These anti-terrorist laws are some of the most restrictive laws in post-Soviet history.”
Don and Ruth Ossewaarde. A Baptist preacher, Ossewaarde was fined 40,000 rubles for holding religious services in his home.
Russia is, technically, a secular country – although you wouldn’t know it from the way the Orthodox Church is presented in the Putin-controlled media, says Ossewaarde
Russia’s culture minister has made a rare government intervention in the row over Alexei Uchitel’s film Matilda, which tells the story of a romance between Nicholas II, before he became tsar, and a […]