Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Russia”

The Ugly Politics Of Orthodoxy

Geopolitical rivalries rooted in centuries of conflict threaten to split world Orthodoxy

Posted September 7th, 2018

The Trump Threat

Flying blind into Vladimir Putin’s web

Posted July 20th, 2018

Trump: Putin’s McFaul Guy

No joke, the president is actually having to think about whether or not to turn over the former US Ambassador to Russia for interrogation

Posted July 19th, 2018

Dying For Montenegro

Tucker Carlson’s simple question is a dagger at the heart of the bloated NATO alliance

Posted July 17th, 2018

The Murder Of The Romanovs

One hundred years ago today, the Bolsheviks committed regicide

Posted July 17th, 2018

Trump Capitulates To Putin

An unimaginably disgraceful press conference

Posted July 16th, 2018

The Russians Living In Our Heads

We’re obsessed with them. They’re obsessed with us too.

Posted July 13th, 2018

‘What’s The Matter With Orthodox Countries?’

Economists wonder why these nations struggle to gain their liberal, capitalist footing

Posted May 10th, 2018

9/11, War, & A Torn Flag

Trump barrels headlong into war with Russia, as America’s unwinding proceeds

Posted April 11th, 2018

Benedict Option In Russia

An Orthodox reader in Russia says the idea and the book are useful for Russians too

Posted February 5th, 2018

Fake News Russian Mole

What if a cabal of media-savvy Robert Hanssens were at work in today’s Washington?

Posted December 27th, 2017

How Putin Matters

And: can the Russian Orthodox and American Evangelicals learn to love each other?

Posted November 21st, 2017

Mueller Breaches The Manafortress

Indictments against ex-Trump campaign chief, guilty plea by adviser, spell trouble for president

Posted October 30th, 2017

‘Faces Among Icons’

A Catholic filmmaker looks at the rebirth of Christianity in post-Soviet Russia

Posted October 13th, 2017

The Russian Saint And His Mistress

Matilda tells the story of a ballerina who loved a future Tsar and saint. Not everyone in Russia is okay with that

Posted October 12th, 2017

The Unstable Donald Trump

President’s cruel, bizarre treatment of Jeff Sessions shows that he’s losing his grip

Posted July 25th, 2017

Smerdyakovism

The tension between the abysses in Russia’s soul

Posted May 30th, 2017