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Russia: The Russian Orthodox Church
Country Study > Chapter 4 > Ethnic, Religious, and Cultural Setting > Religion > The Russian Orthodox Church

THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH


The Russian Orthodox Church has a thousand-year history of strong political as well as spiritual influence over the inhabitants of the Russian state. After enduring the Soviet era as a state-controlled religious facade, the church quickly regained both membership and political influence in the early 1990s.




Last Updated: July 1996


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