Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Russia”

The Arab Barbarians

The collapse of a civilization, the death of hope, the responsibility of culture

Posted September 20th, 2014

Why Is Russia Dying?

The role of hopelessness in Russia’s unusually high mortality rate.

Posted September 9th, 2014

Orthodox Jihadis

Some in the Russian Orthodox Church are creating a ‘Rus’ that is anything but holy.

Posted September 8th, 2014

Imperialist Russia

Putin’s bellicose remarks on Kiev are outrageous.

Posted September 2nd, 2014

Putin Told Us So

If John McCain dies and goes to hell, he will spend eternity …

Posted August 23rd, 2014

The Appeal Of Islamofascism

The inspiring religionists of ISIS beheaded poor hostage Jim Foley, as you’ve …

Posted August 20th, 2014

Wanted: A Russian Hezbollah

The New Yorker‘s David Remnick has a great piece out describing the …

Posted August 4th, 2014

Russia, As Seen From Silicon Valley

Here’s a provocative essay by Max Skibinsky, a Russian emigre who is …

Posted July 22nd, 2014

The Monster Putin Created

David Remnick writes about a recent talk he had with former Putin …

Posted July 18th, 2014

Russia Vs. Ukraine Is Not Our War

A reader e-mails: Some of your commentators have challenged you: “Yeah, but …

Posted July 18th, 2014

Russia & The Fate Of KAL 007 Malaysian Airlines 17

As of this writing, we don’t yet know who shot down the …

Posted July 17th, 2014

How Will Russia Lose Siberia To China?

Seems to me that the question is not if, but how, and …

Posted July 7th, 2014

Will Ukraine Crisis Spark World War III?

Graham Allison consider it a remote possibility, but not as remote as …

Posted May 11th, 2014

Some Fascists Are More Kremlin-Approved Than Others

Here’s a bizarre story: the Kremlin-funded news network RT yesterday interviewed an …

Posted May 7th, 2014

Carl Bildt & Russian Disinformation

There’s a Russian news agency story rocketing around the Orthodox web alleging …

Posted May 5th, 2014

The Wheat & The Tares In Russia

In First Things, John Burgess has a long, thoughtful, fairly comprehensive report …

Posted April 16th, 2014

Seems Like Old (Soviet) Times

Yesterday in Moscow, a chilling sign of the times appeared: A¬†giant banner …

Posted April 12th, 2014