Meanwhile in Orthodox Christian Russia (a retrospective from 2014 to 2016)


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Atheist faces jail time under new blasphemy law created in the wake of the Pussy Riot incident:

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/mar/03/russian-atheist-faces-year-in-jail-for-denying-existence-of-god-during-webchat

Banned swearing in artistic expression:

http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/06/world/europe/russia-swearing-law/

Restricted speech regarding sodomy:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/02/russia-gay-law-teachers_n_6994274.html

State and Church sign agreement to restrict abortion:

Russia: Church and State Sign Agreement to Prevent Abortion

Russia contemplating switching to an “Orthodox” system of finance that would drop out of the IMF and ban interest on moneylending:

http://www.globalresearch.ca/interest-free-banking-russia-debates-unorthodox-orthodox-financial-alternative/5495331

All the way back in 2014:

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on Monday making the denial of Nazi crimes and distortion of the Soviet Union’s role in the World War Two a criminal offence punishable by up to five years in jail.

http://news.yahoo.com/russias-putin-outlaws-denial-nazi-crimes-161442992–sector.html

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