Anatoli Brouchkov leads the geocryology department at Moscow State University in Russia. He recently earned international attention for injecting himself with bacteria that was 3.5 million years old in the hopes of slowing the aging process.
The Rev. Michael Heller is a Catholic priest, philosopher and cosmologist at the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow, Poland. He has written numerous books and articles — mostly in Polish — about the nature of the universe, its origins and something he calls a “theology of science.” He received the 2008 Templeton […]
Sacred Murals is the icon-painting studio of artists Philip Davydov and Olga Shalamova in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Michael Weiss is an author and editor-in-chief at The Interpreter funded by The Institute of Modern Russia. He is an expert in Middle East affairs and politics and focuses on the Syrian conflict and modern Russia. He recently co-authored the book ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror.
The Catholic Church in the Czech Republic is the center of Catholic religious life in the Czech Republic. It is based in Prague.
Moscow Theological Seminary (MTS) is the center for all ministry and congregational leadership training for the Russian Baptist Union. The Russian Baptist Union, founded more than 140 years ago, is the largest evangelical protestant group in Russia. Moscow Theological Seminary operates nine Learning Centers across Russia: Moscow, Chita, Chelyabinsk, Golgotha, Noyabrsk, Leninsk-Kuznetsky, Rostov-on-Don, North Caucasus […]
The European Forum for Restorative Justice aims to help establish and develop victim-offender mediation and other restorative justice practices throughout Europe.
One challenge in writing about the Eastern Orthodox is the debate over numbers. A figure often cited is 3 million adherents in the U.S., with about 2 million in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, 1 million in the Orthodox Church in America, and some tens of thousands in the other 20 major Eastern Orthodox churches. In a […]
This is the website for the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia, which is an arm of the Russian Orthodox Church. Includes news, dioceses, history, and other information on the church.