Patriarch praises rural Russian conservatism
March 29, 2017
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church recently praised small town conservatism for helping preserve the nation.
“Were it not for our hinterlands, it is unclear what would have happened to our country in the past decades,” said Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, as he praised the “natural conservatism of the Russian person who is very wary of all sorts of innovation.”
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