Holy War in Ukraine

Holy War in Ukraine

The spirit of those Galicians, who collaborated with the Nazis, is once more abroad, not only on the front against Russian troops but throughout Zelensky-controlled Ukraine. Recent violent assaults on Russian Orthodox priests inside their churches in the city of Stryi, Lviv region, in Zelensky-controlled Ukraine have NATO’s divide and conquer paw marks all over…

Clash of Christianities: Why Europe Cannot Understand Russia

Clash of Christianities: Why Europe Cannot Understand Russia

Under an ubiquitous, toxic atmosphere of cognitive dissonance drenched in Russophobia, it’s absolutely impossible to have a meaningful discussion on finer points of Russian history and culture across the NATO space – a phenomenon I’m experiencing back in Paris right now, fresh from a long stint in Istanbul. At best, in a semblance of civilized…

What Is Bergoglio Up to?

What Is Bergoglio Up to?

There is just one coherent explanation for Bergoglio’s rush to “consecrate.” Orthodox believers will remain unfazed by this, and one may also assume that many followers of the Roman Catholic church will be equally unimpressed, but nevertheless a recent Vatican announcement about “consecrating” Russia and Ukraine on March 25 (while some derision is allowed) should…

The Serbian Orthodox Church Is Once Again in the Crosshairs in Montenegro

The Serbian Orthodox Church Is Once Again in the Crosshairs in Montenegro

Whatever devious designs Djukanovic and his potential foreign patrons might have, it’s clear that this atheist politician is hypocritically exploiting religion as part of a newly commenced Hybrid War destabilization campaign in Montenegro. The riotous unrest in Montenegro over the weekend that accompanied the enthronement of Metropolitan Joanikije of Montenegro and the Littoral shows that…

Targeting Orthodoxy

Targeting Orthodoxy

The relative success of Constantinople Patriarchy’s foray into the vipers’ tangle of Ukrainian church politics has whetted its appetite to try to go further along the same lines, following the general direction set by its overseas “partners.” A few days ago in Kiev, a mammoth crowd of about 350,000 Ukrainians voted with their feet (as…