Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Russia”

Putin Told Us So

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

Posted August 23rd, 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

Great Move, Putin

If anything could make the world reconsider the likelihood that the Moscow-backed …

Posted July 20th, 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

Russia, Europe’s Best Friend?

The Times reports that Russia is becoming the darling of the European …

Posted May 21st, 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

View From Your Table

Our first VFYT from Russia! The reader writes: It’s springtime in northern …

Posted April 12th, 2014

Seems Like Old (Soviet) Times

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

Posted April 12th, 2014

The Chapel In The Woods

What a time we had last night in our little Orthodox mission …

Posted April 10th, 2014

Kursk Root Icon Coming To St. Francisville

That video above is from 2009, when the Kursk Root icon returned …

Posted April 1st, 2014

The West’s Outrage Porn Over Crimea

Simon Jenkins says that the Western do-something professionals are basically circle-jerking over …

Posted March 12th, 2014