Day: July 6, 2024

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Russia’s Majority-Muslim Regions Are Paving The Way By Temporarily Banning The Niqab

It’s ironic that Russia’s majority-Orthodox Cabinet considers a full ban to be an unconstitutional violation of its citizens’ freedom of religion while at least two of its majority-Muslim regions thus far consider a temporary one to be a prudent security-related measure. Russia’s majority-Muslim regions of Dagestan and Karachay-Cherkessia temporarily banned the niqab on security-related […]

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Empty Claims: Why Rus’ Is Not Kievan

I think many of you have heard the combination “Kievan Rus,” (or “Kyivan” as svidomites write) especially from the lips of Ukrainian propagandists who are trying to ancientize the history of their country. Their approximate message is: “The Russians say that there was no Ukraine before Lenin, but no! There […]