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Treatment of the different religious minorities in the early USSR. Part II.

Islam In those days there lived around 20 million Muhammedan believers in the Russian Empire on the Eve of the Revolution. Disregarding the different denominations in Islam, we can state Islam predominates in some form in the Caucasus and in … Continue reading

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Treatment of the different religious minorities in the early USSR

Old Believers With different religious minorities is mainly meant different from the official state-religion during the tsarist period: the Russian Orthodox Church, of which the tsar was also the patriarch since Peter the Great established the system of caesaropapism in … Continue reading

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The Two Faces Of Russia (essay by Oswald Spengler)

Here is an essay on the nature and the national character of the Russian people by the (somewhat controversial) German historian, philosopher and cultural pessimist Oswald Spengler. Although it is written from an outspoken German point of view, the author … Continue reading

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