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Leading Russian Orthodox official says concept of Moscow as ‘third Rome’ is outdated

July 22, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Following the fall of Constantinople (sometimes called the “Second Rome”) to the Turks in 1453, some Russian writers began to refer to Moscow as the “Third Rome.”

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