Atheist faces jail time under new blasphemy law created in the wake of the Pussy Riot incident:
Banned swearing in artistic expression:
Restricted speech regarding sodomy:
State and Church sign agreement to restrict abortion:
Russia contemplating switching to an “Orthodox” system of finance that would drop out of the IMF and ban interest on moneylending:
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.