Tag Archives: Religion

The First Sip

Highly recommended: from The Moth comes a tale of a mormon’s reckoning story with her parents in Siberia. Can’t embed the audio, but it can be downloaded for free on iTunes. http://themoth.org/posts/stories/to-russia-with-love Plus the link has pics.

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How you gonna do me like that?

http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/video-of-putin-rejecting-priests-kiss-goes-viral/463286.html Article excerpts: – After shaking hands with Moscow region Governor Sergei Shoigu and other society board members, a priest grabs Putin’s hand and bends at the knees to plant a kiss on the back of the head of state’s … Continue reading

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The Big Pussy Riot Post

News on Friday that the three jailed members of Pussy Riot had been handed a 2-year prison sentence for “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred and enmity” (“хулиганство, совершенное по мотивам религиозной ненависти и вражды“) provoked immediate reactions on the streets … Continue reading

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