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Russia cathedral protests expose church role tensions

Demonstrators against the cathedral say they want to protect a valued leisure area in a city designed as an industrial hub Yekaterinburg (Russia) (AFP) - Thousands of people protested for a third ... read more

Russian cathedral project suspended after protests

President Vladimir Putin has called for compromise after an outcry over plans to build a cathedral ... The protests reflect tensions over the growing authority of the Orthodox Church in Russia. Putin ... read more

Putin says protesters must be heard in cathedral row

“Usually, people ask for a cathedral to be built,” Putin said. “Cathedrals should unite, not divide people,” he added. The row has exposed tensions over the growing authority of the Orthodox Church in ... read more

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Russian church leader rejects criticism over state ties

burst into Moscow's Christ the Saviour Cathedral on February 21 and sang a protest urging the Virgin Mary to "Throw Putin out!" The protest united many Russian Orthodox believers in outrage, but their ... read more

Russian cathedral project suspended after Putin comments

Sochi (Russia) (AFP) - Plans for a new cathedral in Russia have been suspended following clashes between police and protesters ... The row has exposed tensions over the growing authority of the ... read more

Two Moscow teens were released from jail after thousands protested in the streets. Here are 5 things you need to know.

On Aug. 15, thousands of protesters ... cathedral. Others convicted include Ruslan Sokolovsky, a 22-year-old Pokémon Go YouTuber who posted a video of himself playing the game in an Orthodox church. 2 ... read more

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Russia cathedral protests expose church role tensions

Thousands of people protested for a third straight day Wednesday plans for a new cathedral in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg in a case exposing tensions over the growing authority of the Orthodox ... read more

Russian Church: under attack after backing Putin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s Orthodox Church said on Tuesday it was under ... The unusually strongly-worded statement listed a recent protest performance by an all-girl punk band in Moscow’s main ... read more

Russian cathedral project suspended after Putin comments

Plans for a new cathedral in Russia have been suspended after several days of clashes between police and protesters ... The row has exposed tensions over the growing authority of the Orthodox Church ... read more

Russian church leader rejects criticism over state ties

In remarks published a day before a court issues its verdict in the trial over the band’s protest against the Church’s political role on a cathedral ... united many Russian Orthodox believers in ... read more



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