By Jonathon Van Maren
In March, I traveled to Russia to meet with Danish journalist Iben Thranholm on a research project to examine the connections between faith, politics, and power in modern Russia. Here is my reporting from Russia, in one place for your convenience if you happen to be interested.
Our day with a student from the St. Petersburg Higher School of Economics, talking history and the state of Russian Politics:
A private tour of the Solzhenitsyn House for the Russian Diaspora, and how the execution of the Tsar and his family impacts modern Russia:
An analysis from the ground through Putin’s election on the stark difference between Western media coverage of Russia and how Russians perceive the West:
Part I of my exploration of the relationship between modern Russia and the history of the Christian faith in Russia, from Vladimir the Great to the Mongol hordes:
Part II of my series on the history of faith in Russia, from the Mongol yoke to the eve of the Bolshevik Revolution:
Part III details the greatest persecution of Christians in history, in Russia under Communism: