Fr Boris Bobrinskoy, a great Russian theologian in Europe, is dead

He introduced the treasures of Orthodox spirituality to the West. He worked extensively with Pavel Evdokimov and Olivier Clément, and was a great ecumenical figure who studied with the Jesuits, taught Protestants and Catholics, and backed Russia’s religious revival during and after the atheist regime. He recognised the “Babylonian captivity” of the Russian Church (excessive […]

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Covid deaths in LatAm top Europe

Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed Europe on Friday to become the region with the most Covid-19 deaths. The world’s worst-hit region has recorded 213,120 fatal cases, 460 more than Europe. Over the last week, 44 percent of global deaths from Covid-19 — 18,300 out of 41,500 — happened in the region. Latin America is […]

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The Leader of Europe’s ‘Last Dictatorship’ Is Facing an Unprecedented Challenge. Here’s What It Could Mean for Belarus

Europe’s longest serving leader Alexander Lukashenko has long worked hard to seem invincible. He has dominated past elections that the U.S. has deemed neither free nor fair and brokered no dissent and suppressed protests. Now, he is facing an unprecedented challenge as he runs for a sixth term as president of Belarus in elections on […]

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Chinese Communist Party more assertive, demanding & confrontational: Joint US-Europe report

NEW DELHI: A report titled Dealing with the Dragon: China as a Transatlantic Challenge by top US and European think tanks has cautioned that Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has emerged more assertive, demanding, unyielding, confrontational, and punitive in its international posture. This report summarizes changing U.S. and European views of, and relations with, China. It […]

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