Russian Orthodox Church

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Architecture

New Russian cathedral to feature frescoes celebrating armed forces

Church is latest example of symbiosis between church and military patriotism

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Private Museums

Dom Icony brings icons to the blind in central Moscow

Created in consultation with the Russian Society for the Blind, Nadezhda Gubina and her husband Igor Vozyakov have created a didactic and tactile exhibition

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Tehran

Iran's Saba Cultural Institute announces Russian Orthodox icons show

The news comes as unexpected due to suppression of religion freedom in the nation

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Restitution

Orthodox Church seeks control of Moscow icon museum

The fate of Ryazan's Art and History Museum could set a precedent for restitution

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Restitution

Patriarch Aleksey II of Moscow and All Russia on restitution: "Places of worship first, museums second"

The official position of the Russian Orthodox Church, as explained by its spokesman