Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Vladimir Putin”

Who Are We? What Are We For?

Political questions, yes, but ultimately, religious questions

Posted February 3rd, 2017

Putin, Notre Bon Ami

Why this faithful Catholic reader in France admires the Russian leader

Posted December 24th, 2016

Russian Church & Russian State

A complicated view of the relationship between Putin and Russian Orthodoxy

Posted September 15th, 2016

Eye on Mordor

A spy inside the totalitarian ISIS state

Posted October 14th, 2015

Trump: The White House as Caesar’s Palace

Passion for the casino billionaire comes from a craving for a Strong Man

Posted August 10th, 2015

Can America Live Without Cultural Imperialism?

David Brooks doesn’t think so. He laments that Americans no longer rally behind …

Posted June 27th, 2014

What Are Columnists For?

New Leonhardt “demystification” vertical has me thinking about the role of media …

Posted February 26th, 2014

Putin & The Permanent Things

Vladimir Putin gave a major speech in Russia the other day. The …

Posted September 26th, 2013

Where Putin Was Right

Paul Pillar at The National Interest says that Vladimir Putin’s op-ed was …

Posted September 13th, 2013

Our Tax Dollars Help Al-Qaeda In Syria

Here we go: The CIA has begun delivering weapons to rebels in …

Posted September 12th, 2013

Obama’s St. Petersburg Stop On Road To Damascus

I’ve been at meetings today, and am just getting home to see …

Posted September 6th, 2013

Putin Bad; Islamists — Hey, No Problem!

Andy McCarthy is right: ‘What,” Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani was asked, “is [Islam’s] …

Posted August 15th, 2013

1.5 Cheers For Putin

I deplore the anti-gay violence taking place in Russia today. Defending traditional …

Posted August 13th, 2013

Putin’s Confessor And Subversive Orthodoxy

Here’s a fascinating FT story about Abbot Tikhon Shevkunov, a prominent Russian …

Posted January 31st, 2013

Putin The Pointlessly Cruel

I get that Russian president Vladimir Putin cynically wants to poke the …

Posted December 29th, 2012

Pussy Riot: A Complex View From Orthodox Moscow

My Orthodox Christian writer friend Frederica Mathewes-Green did an Ancient Faith Radio …

Posted August 24th, 2012

Orthodox Riot Over Pussy Riot

I had so much fun typing the subject line of this post. …

Posted August 10th, 2012