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The Politics of Religion in Putin’s Russia

May 28, 2014 // 4:00pm5:30pm

The 2014 U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom report discusses freedom of belief in today’s Russia. The seminar addressed the report and such issues as church-state relations, new legislation, the four designated “traditional” religions (Islam, Buddhism, Judaism, and Orthodox Christianity), and the status of Russia’s diverse and numerous religious minorities.

Location: 
5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
 
Event Speakers List: 
  • Senior Policy Analyst, United States Commission on International Religious Freedom
  • Former Special Assistant for Soviet Nationalities, U.S. Department of State
  • Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer // Former Title VIII-supported Research Scholar
    Research Professor, CERES and the Department of Anthropology, Georgetown University; Editor, Anthropology and Archeology of Eurasia
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