Posts about Russia

The Sounding Blog

The Voice of Millions of Orthodox Believers Should Influence International Policy

In a recent speech to the 21st General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy in Moscow, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk called…

Jul 01, 2014
Orthodox News

One of the world’s most northern Orthodox churches built in Yakutia

Veliky Novgorod, June 30, Interfax – Novgorod residents founded an Orthodox Church of the Icon of the Mother of God of the Sign not far from the…

Jul 01, 2014
The Sounding Blog

WATCH: Spiritual Journey to Valaam Monastery in Russia’s Far North

Valaam Monastery is one of the most famous monastic settlements in Russia. It’s a place of beauty and spiritual retreat. In this documentary from…

Jun 26, 2014
The Sounding Blog

Stunning Photos of Valaam Monastery in Russia

Located on the shores of Lake Lagoda, the largest lake in Europe, Valaam Monastery is a place of stunning natural beauty. It’s also one of the most…

Jun 26, 2014
Orthodox News

Huffington Post: Orthodoxy, Putin, and The West

In the ongoing media commentary about the upcoming meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew with Pope Francis in Jerusalem, an article by Rev. Dr. John…

May 14, 2014
This Week in Orthodoxy

This Week in Orthodoxy – February 14, 2014

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. Segment 1: News…

Feb 14, 2014
The Sounding Blog

What’s with Russia?

Of late Russia and its leader Vladimir Putin have been in the news.  Putin recently signed into a law a new decree banning “homosexual propaganda”,…

Jul 17, 2013