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  1. Brother Nathanael August 19, 2015 @ 8:07 pm

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    The Church In Putin’s Eyes
    By Brother Nathanael Kapner
    Copyright 2015

    Vladimir Putin will always be remembered for his love for the Church.

    Leaders come and go, but Putin’s Christian legacy will live on through his young admirers.

    Now, if America’s supposedly a ‘christian’ country, why is Putin painted as a monster?

    Is it because the enemies of the Church—I mean, Jews—run America’s propaganda machine?

    Why do they hate him? I mean, fear him?

    It goes beyond Putin’s personal beliefs. His faith is much bigger.

    He’s reviving the Orthodox tradition of “Symphony of Church and State.” And that puts Jews out of power.

    [Clip: “We want to continue our multifaceted and positive partnership with the Russian Orthodox Church and will do everything we can to help the Church as it rebuilds itself. We will work together to consolidate harmony in our society and strengthen our country’s moral backbone.”]

    Moral backbone strengthens society. Sin is a reproach to any nation.

    [Clip: “We are a secular state of course, and cannot allow state life and church life to merge, but at the same time, we must avoid a vulgar and primitive interpretation of what being secular means.”]

    Vilifying Putin for forbidding same-sex marriage is a secular attack on the Church from which morality is derived. Putin’s not going to blink.

    And the prime pushers of same-sex marriage, World Jewry, doesn’t like it.

    For with Putin’s, “Symphony of Church and State,” the synagogue is put out to pasture.

    Not so in America.

    The synagogue rules, beginning with US Treasury, where Jacob Lew and Daniel Cohen have penned America’s sanctions against Christian Russia.

    But it’s backfiring.

    The Church in Putin’s eyes is integral to Russian statehood.

    [Clip: “The Russian Orthodox Church has always been with the people at every time, sharing with them all joys and sorrows, supporting and inspiring them, and cementing the moral fabric of our public life and indeed of our entire statehood.”]

    Militant atheism, now rampant in America, tore Russia apart. When the Church is persecuted, the State suffers.

    [Clip: “We shouldn’t forget the other pages in our history, including the lessons to be learnt from the dramatic events of the early twentieth century. It was in large part the erosion of our spiritual and national foundations and the real persecution of the Russian Orthodox Church and our other traditional faiths that set our unified country on a course of destruction and precipitated it into revolution, upheaval, and fratricidal conflict and war.”]

    The lesson has been learned–and in spite of Jewmerica’s “sanctions”…or because of them–Russia is returning back to the Church.

    Putin sees it with his own eyes.

    Look yourself at the Russian Church, Her people, and Vladimir Putin.

    The synagogue doesn’t stand a chance.

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  6. Eileen K. August 19, 2015 @ 9:54 pm

    Br. Nathanael,

    I’m still sad and disappointed that wealthy people haven’t as yet provided you with financial help with both your work and in finding a decent place to live in your area of Summit County, CO 🙁

    These people certainly have enough funds with which to help you find you nice living space and to also help fund your work with producing articles/videos and travels around this nation to preach the Gospel … and, if I were in any of their shoes, I’d do it with no hesitation. However, I’m a simple retiree on a fixed income … and everything here in the Washington-Baltimore area is expensive.

    I just turned 70 on the 16th, and I did celebrate with friends … but I still keep you in mind, asking the Lord Jesus to help you carry on with your mission across the nation, as well as to find a decent place to live. I’m surprised that there’s nobody in your county willing to find a good place for you and help finance you until enough people contribute to your work once again 🙁

    Once again, Brother, you’ve produced another great Video – this time, on Putin’s relationship with the Russian Orthodox Church (the “Symphony of Church and State”, as you stated).

    Yes, Russia under Putin is a secular state … but, unlike America, there is this symphonic relationship between the two … and this creates a stable, moral society.

    Don’t give up, Br. Nat; Jesus is always with you, encouraging you at every step 🙂 Just say a prayer and stay strong.

    God Bless you always,


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  7. Josh August 19, 2015 @ 11:06 pm


    How much is the motel/hotel you stay at in NYC?

    I can help fund your trip if you can stay an extra day for September 11th.

  8. Cornelius August 20, 2015 @ 5:43 am

    It is great and uplifting to see the truth promulgated by the statesman Putin.

    He has a clear plan and goes directly for his goals. Being strong and faithful he has become Russia’s most popular leader.

    The Jews can’t touch him, because every time they try something it backfires. It exposes the Jews and it causes friction between the Jews and their hosts in the Western world.

  9. David August 20, 2015 @ 6:21 am

    Putin gave a nice political speech, just like the counter parts here in America.

    He did not identify the Jews/Zionists are the problem, nor enemy of Russia and the USA. He says that we must learn the history of the past, well, he left out the history lesson of the Jews murdering the Christian Czars, and their control over Russia and the Church and through the control of money.

    Putin has yet to publicly identify the Jews/Zionists as the force that controls all nations, even his own through currency. So who controls the Rubal? Russia? or The Jews?

    For Putin, has he repented for involvement of the KGB that helped bring down Christianity in Russia?

    For the Russian Orthodox Church, are they willing to publicly identity and speak out against their enemy, they know who that is, but their silence speaks a lot too.

    The way satan/illuminati has infiltrated the Church, synagogues, masques,govt, businesses, schools, etc, they look and sound the same as their actions reveal that they are a Symphony.

    If Putin really is genuine, then he needs to start taking on the enemy head-to-head, just like he can do with his martial art. I don’t see that. The talk doesn’t fit the walk.

  10. Keyne August 20, 2015 @ 7:00 am

    Bro Nat-

    All around the net there are many rumors about Putin.

    Some are:

    -His maternal side is Jewish
    -He is a secret agent of the Rothschilds and central bankers
    -He is an agent of Freemasonry and Illuminati

    I’d love for you to dispel these rumors officially as I’d take what you have to say to heart.

    I am 1/2 Russian American on my father’s side and still have relatives over there.

    They all LOVE Putin, and I tell my American friends this and they are incredulous…

  11. Hugo August 20, 2015 @ 9:35 am

    The penny dropped as I listened to some of your comments!

    Our enemies as defined by Jewish controlled M.S.M. are never actually our enemies.

    They are simply the enemies of the Jews who control our nations.

    Their crime is that they have decided to resist the sinister agendas of international Jewry.

    You can work out the “crimes” of these nations by just analyzing who Jewish controlled picking on. For example:

    a) Nigeria and other African nations: Their “crime” is that their governments refuse to promote moral perversion or ideas that degrade Christian culture (otherwise known as cultural Marxism).

    b) Russia & China: Their crime is that they refuse to bow to the uni-polar J.W.O.and want to remain independent sovereign nations. Plus in the case of Mr Putin he broke the power of the swindler Jewish oligarchs who had reduced millions of Russian citizens to a form of economic serfdom.

    c) Arab-Muslim nations: Their crime is that they resist the evil nation of Israel and its plans for expansion.

    d) WW2 Germany: Their crime was that they showed the world you can break free of the money swindlers of London and NY and have endless prosperity. Plus Germany also represented a mortal threat to the Judaeo-Bolshevist mass murder/mass thieving machine.

    These people appear to be the cause of 95% of the worlds problems–small wonder that Jesus Christ refers to them as the “synagogue of Satan” in the book of Revelations!

  12. Ft. Nolan August 20, 2015 @ 10:58 am

    From what I have read and heard about Presidents and leaders of other nations, once in power, it is as if they are “visited” by a divine presence.

    There seems to be a “coming to Jesus” moment when the weight of leadership and responsibility is lowered upon the new leader.

    In some cases, this “divine admonition” is rejected outrightly while in other cases, there is submission with repentance. (No examples will be given here, search them on your own).

    My impressions of V. Putin are that he may have originally pursued power for one reason yet now after being “visited upon,” he holds and exercises this power for a greater calling than his own interests.

    A tree is known by its fruit. While there may be hurdles, speedbumps and setbacks (usually due to countermanding forces working within a leader’s administration), the overall record speaks for itself.

    In the United States, compromise is the standard for accomplishing anything within our government. If a President wants something, he has to give something else for it. As for V. Putin, not a lot of compromise has been following after him in his efforts.

    When the atheistic Communist Party in Russia gasps its last breath while ninety percent of the Russian people regularly attend church services (whether ROC or other), we will see that ‘shining city on a hill’ where few people ever expected to see it.

    Think of how Gideon and David were installed to be leaders…

  13. Brother Nathanael August 20, 2015 @ 11:36 am


    I talk with priests who know Putin personally. In answer to your three concerns:


    And by the way, I hope to be meeting Vladimir Putin personally soon. He’s my Orthodox Christian brother.

  14. Citizenfitz August 20, 2015 @ 1:02 pm

    Just purchased this book at Amazon: The War Against Putin – What the Government-Media Complex Isn’t Telling You About Russia

    I’ll let you guys know about it.

    However I’m confident WW3 is coming – and will arrive. My only question now is whether the US economy will tank first and the FEMA round-ups commence – or will the boomers will start falling before that happens.

    Any thoughts?

  15. KathJuliane August 20, 2015 @ 1:05 pm

    God bless you, dear +BN

    What an absolutely stunning Video. Thank you so much.

    Not only is it “The Church in Putin’s Eyes” but in his own words as well, about the modernized, neo-Byzantine Roman /Russian symphony of the Orthodox Church and the Russian State.

    RJN readers may appreciate this article on Russian Insider. The Christian Values That Shape Russian Foreign Policy, originally published by the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs:

    Russia’s ‘soft power’ rests on its values being a far cry from those of the establishments in the west

    In the increasingly frigid environment of U.S.-Russia relations, much attention is given to what may be seen as Russia’s strategic “interests.” (Of course, much of the policymaking class in the West seems to suggest that Russia is entitled to no “interests” whatsoever.)

    Of at least equal significance for understanding Russian attitudes, however, is a grasp of the values, the moral framework for Russia’s foreign policy.

    A valuable resource for this understanding is found in a recent article, “Russia’s Orthodox Soft Power,” by the University of Rhode Island scholar Nicolai Petro, who explores the “symphonic relationship” between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Russian state and the manner in which they both utilize the term Russky mir, or Russian World. For the discussion herein of what this entails, we are indebted to Professor Petro.

    As Petro observes, the term Russky mir has been wrongly interpreted by some Western analysts as the “perverse intersection” between the Russian state and the Russian Orthodox Church; in reality, the term is employed differently by each party.

    Where the state uses it as a tool for expanding Russia’s cultural and political influence, the Church views it as a spiritual concept linked to God’s objective for the rebuilding of a Holy Rus. The relationship between the two provides a popular and definable framework for Russian foreign policy.

    Values play a significant role in policy formulation and, throughout modern history, three constants dictate how Russia responds to Western actions: sovereignty, capability to defend that sovereignty, and loyalty to those who share Russia’s sense of honor. (The 2014 conflict Ukraine exacerbated the perceived values gap between the West and Russia, yet Russia claims it occupies the higher moral ground by defending its core values of honor in the context of the unique historical, religious, and cultural bonds with Ukraine.)

    In summary: The significance of religion in Russian life allows the state to garner huge social capital from having the blessing of the Orthodox Church, and likewise the Church benefits from the relationship by disseminating its message of Christianity worldwide via Russian foreign policy.

    For the state, Russky Mir is a political/cultural tool for strengthening domestic stability, worldwide status, and influence in neighboring states.

    For the Church, it is a religious foundation essential for reversing the secularization of society (which it sees as an unwelcome evolution already well underway in the West).

    Under President Vladimir V. Putin we have seen a renewed foreign policy assertiveness—castigated in the West, but welcomed in Russia as a renewal of national honor. Yet it was not until the Valdai Club meeting in 2013 that Putin presented a much more sophisticated vision of Russia, as a 21st century Orthodox power.

    In his speech, Putin claimed that Western leaders have caused a loss of human dignity by promoting a secular worldview and rejecting Christianity. He highlighted Russia’s “unique experience” of mutual enrichment of diverse cultures within its borders and urged its citizens to feel a common identity.


  16. Hermogen August 20, 2015 @ 1:20 pm

    Brother Nathanael

    Please convey my deepest thoughts and admiration of President Putin’s work.

    One thing I would like you to ask, if it is not too forward, is whether he could support we Orthodox in the West drawing on (and to counter!) the example of the Wahaabi Saudi rats.

    Peace be with you Brother.

  17. Citizenfitz August 20, 2015 @ 1:40 pm

    Keyne: “All around the net there are many rumors about Putin. Some are: His maternal side is Jewish….”

    That’s how the Jews roll: when all else fails accuse someone of being a Jew.

    We’re dealing with a Satanic death cult that knows neither truth nor honor.

    Winning, money and power are their gods.

  18. Bill August 20, 2015 @ 4:19 pm

    This is how you know Putin is for real.

    The Jews hate his guts. Even Makow says he is controlled by the Illuminati but I don’t believe it. He is their enemy.

  19. Larbo P August 20, 2015 @ 9:54 pm


    “… or the Russian Orthodox Church, are they willing to publicly identity and speak out against their enemy, they know who that is, but their silence speaks a lot too.”

    What timing! I was just reading an article on Church and State after watching Bro. N’s vid and I found this fantastic quote about the Orthodox Church :

    ” … and where an Orthodox Metropolitan (Seraphim) declared on national television last month that “world Zionism” was conspiring to destroy Greece and the Orthodox Church.

    In a “statement of clarification,” the Metropolitan added, “My public vehement opposition against International Zionism refers to the organ that is the successor of the ‘Sanhedrin’ which altered the faith of the Patriarchs, the Prophets and the Righteous of the Jewish nation through the Talmud, the Rabbinical writings and the Kabbalah into Satanism, and always strives vigorously towards an economic empire set up throughout the world with headquarters in the great land beyond the Atlantic for the prevalence of world government and pan-religion.” ”

    Talk about a public rebuke! as you can see the Orthodox Church isn’t timid or silent about Jewry as one might be led to believe.

    And it is straight from the horse’s mouth by the way, here’s the link to it :

  20. ELY August 20, 2015 @ 10:47 pm

    Alex Jones is melting down right now because the one subject he’s tried for over 20 years to suppress is now leaking out and it recently exploded in his face!

    Apparently Alex thought that David Duke could be discredited by making silly jokes about Grand Dragons and pointy hats, but this didn’t work at all and his fans saw right through his censorship! Alex Jones literally brought a knife to a gun fight and got slaughtered with facts!

    This interview was probably Alex Jones’ biggest mistake of his career. It was so telling and he was so thoroughly exposed by David Duke as a Zionist agent and boot licker that he did not have the courage to post it on Youtube! That’s how bad it made Alex Jones look! Thankfully some people captured the interview before Alex could throw it down the rabbit hole forever!

    Listen carefully as Alex gets hit with fact after fact from David Duke and has no response. Instead he resorts to attacks and jokes about David’s distant past in the KKK. He attacks the messenger because he knows the message is right on target. He even brings on one of his staff at the end to try to do a hatchet job on Duke but it fails miserably!

    The reason Alex Jones is freaking out is because he’s being exposed by patriots everywhere now for being controlled opposition and censoring all the crimes of the Zionists while pointing the finger at the mostly nameless globalists!

    Listen as Alex Jones says his “head is hurting” over and over again when David hits him with fact after fact such as these same Zionists who killed tens of millions of Russians during the Bolshevik revolution! The Zionists run communism too!

    Now before any of you say I’m just an Alex Jones hater or some operative I want to say one thing. Before I woke up to the truth, I supported Alex for years and bought over $1,000 of his products!

    I really wish Alex Jones was real because if he was real, we could have already won this war against evil. How? Here are just a few ways.

    Alex Jones has had the power to do a nationwide effort of recalls against all the traitors in Congress for over 15 years now. He could have had people in every state collecting signatures to recall the gun grabbers and new world order whores, but he didn’t do anything!

    He wouldn’t even interview the plumbers from Colorado that recalled the gun grabbers and who were begging for others to go nationwide with the effort!

    He could have started a door to door movement where he coordinated a nationwide effort to go door to door to every house in America. He has the money to easily create a mapping system where volunteers could go door to door in every neighborhood and then the street would be marked GREEN on the map when it was hit with flyers!

    There are many ways that Alex Jones could have helped organize but he chose to just make money and censor the truth about the Zionists that built the FEMA camps instead! These are things I would have done and most of you reading this would have done if we had the money and reach of an Alex Jones.

    They are logical and simple and not very expensive at all. In fact, doing this would have made Alex Jones 1,000 times bigger!

    So if you think about it, Alex Jones is like the star quarterback who is paid to throw the game in the 4th quarter for the Zionists. The Zionist always brag they always control the opposition and that’s why Alex has never called out the Zionist evils – he’s on payroll!

    A wise man once said “You Can Tell Who Somebody Works For By Who They Won’t Criticize!”

    Well, if you listen to the above interview and you’re not completely brainwashed and under mind control, it’s VERY obvious who Alex Jones works for now. Alex made a huge mistake here because the comments I’ve seen in this Duke interview are going 95% against Alex Jones!

    He’s in panic mode right now because people that used to believe him now realize he’s a shill protecting the guilty and attacking the messenger!

    Jones Accuses Duke of Being the Big Bad Wolf

    ( )


  21. ELY August 20, 2015 @ 10:49 pm

    Here some pastors of Baptist churches in the United States in conjunction with the Baptist pastor Tex Marrs, collect testimonies of pastors and rabbis to settle once and for all one of the most controversial issues of all time: the Jews are God’s chosen ones?

    Marching to Zion

  22. Brother Nathanael August 22, 2015 @ 12:14 am

    Dear All –

    Working on a NEW “Trump” Article. Hope to post sometime today, this Saturday. +BN

    PS: I’ve been doing extensive research for a planned MAJOR piece (either an Article or Video) on the genocidal state of Israel, its dubious history, and its dangerous current state.

    It’s a MAJOR undertaking with hours upon hours of intense study.

  23. Citizenfitz August 22, 2015 @ 5:17 am

    Good video, ELY. Pastor Anderson also has an excellent video on the holohoax:

  24. Ely August 22, 2015 @ 3:44 pm

    Hi Citizenfitz, and thank you!

    Marching to Zion


    Hi Citizenfitz,

    Good video too. I have already watched holohoax!!

    Pastor Anderson is correct in his statements.

    Official Records From International Red Cross Prove “Holocaust” Was A Fraud:—Repost.shtml


  25. ELY August 22, 2015 @ 5:04 pm

    Ynet: Stalin’s Jews

    Here’s a particularly forlorn historical date: Almost 90 years ago, between the 19th and 20th of December 1917, in the midst of the Bolshevik revolution and civil war, Lenin signed a decree calling for the establishment of The All-Russian Extraordinary Commission for Combating Counter-Revolution and Sabotage, also known as Cheka….

    And us, the Jews?

    An Israeli student finishes high school without ever hearing the name “Genrikh Yagoda,” the greatest Jewish murderer of the 20th Century, the GPU’s deputy commander and the founder and commander of the NKVD.

    Yagoda diligently implemented Stalin’s collectivization orders and is responsible for the deaths of at least 10 million people. His Jewish deputies established and managed the Gulag system.

    After Stalin no longer viewed him favorably, Yagoda was demoted and executed, and was replaced as chief hangman in 1936 by Yezhov, the “bloodthirsty dwarf.”,7340,L-3342999,00.html

  26. Inner Peace August 22, 2015 @ 9:46 pm


    Yes, I’ve seen his (Pastor Anderson’s) sermons in YouTube. It’s amazing how he isn’t censored, considering that he’s constantly exposing the fables of the Jews. I particularly like his “The Jews and their Lies” sermon.

    However, he’s making the same mistake that other pastors make – Preaching that ONLY faith is enough to be saved (while both faith and good works are needed). It’s taken from Martin Luther’s doctrines and is NOT of the Bible.


    Brother Nathanael, I’m worried that you’re planning to visit NYC & DC on September. It falls right around the ‘Shemitah’. The Fed Reserve is *’expecting’* a “Natural Disaster” in the NYC area at that time and are moving their operations to Chicago.

    I don’t feel so good about you going/being anywhere in the Eastern US this September. I humbly advise against it.

    Best wishes, Prayers and Love from the other side of the world.

    Inner Peace.

  27. KathJuliane August 28, 2015 @ 5:49 pm

    Russian Government Announces Sweeping Policy to Commemorate Repressions of Soviet Era

    The government of Russia has announced a sweeping new policy commemorating the victims of past repressions during the era of the Soviet Union.

    The ‘State Policy on Commemorating the Memory of Victims of Political Repression’ was signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on August 15 and published on the government’s website on August 18.

    The announcement by the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation is here in English and is reproduced below.

    The policy was developed by order of President Vladimir Putin, the presidential administration and the Human Rights Council. The HRC requested its formulation in a meeting with the president last October.

    The Russian news agency TASS publishes a commentary on the policy on August 19 by Lyudmila Alexandrova. The writer cites the government document:

    “Russia cannot become a full-fledged state ruled by law or occupy a leading position in the world community unless it memorializes the millions of its citizens who perished during the years of political repressions.”

    Alexandrova continues:

    The document sets out the task of laying down the conditions for free access to archival materials and for educational and informative programmes related to repressions and their inclusion in TV and radio schedules as well as in the curricula of secondary schools.

    The document envisions a network of museums and memorial sites, creation of an all-Russia Memory Book and identification of mass burials of those purged in the epoch of political repressions.

    In addition to it, results of a competition for the best conception of an all-Russia monument to the victims of repressions will be summed up on October 30 when the nation marks the Day of Memory of Political Repression Victims, which will also be erected at the President’s instruction.

    Publication of this concept crowns four years of efforts on the part of the Presidential Council for Human Rights and the Kremlin Administration, Rossiyskaya Gazeta daily quotes Sergei Krivenko, a members of the board of the Memorial International Society.

    The entire text of the TASS article is below.

    News of this decision by the Russian government is hard to find in English.

    Two commentaries in The Moscow Times and in Deutsche Welle consist of strident editorial arguments belittling the significance of the Russian government decision.

    Western media has, typically, self-censored any reporting of the significant decision.

    * * *

    Russia Condemns Political Repressions Officially

    New reports by Lyudmila Alexandrova, TASS, Aug. 19, 2015

    MOSCOW–Adoption of a state concept of the policy on monumentalizing the memory of victims of political repressions is an extremely important event that signals the start of huge and complicated work, as the number of Russians who treat political repressions tolerantly has been growing of late, experts say.

    The Russian government has endorsed the concept of a state policy on memorializing the victims of political repressions.

    “Russia cannot become a full-fledged state ruled by law or occupy a leading position in the world community unless it memorializes the millions of its citizens who perished during the years of political repressions,” the document says.

    It puts forward the task of laying down the conditions for a free access to archival materials, educational and informative programmes related to repressions and their inclusion in the TV and radio schedules, as well as in the curricula of secondary schools.

    The document also envisions a network of museums and memorial sites, creation of an all-Russia Memory Book, and identification of mass burials of those purged in the epoch of political repressions.

    In addition to it, results of a competition for the best conception of an all-Russia monument to the victims of repressions will be summed up on October 30 when the nation marks the Day of Memory of Political Repression Victims, which will also be erected at the President’s instruction.

    Publication of this concept crowns four years of efforts on the part of the Presidential Council for Human Rights and the Kremlin Administration, Rossiyskaya Gazeta daily quotes Sergei Krivenko, a members of the board of the Memorial International Society.

    An inter-departmental commission set up specifically for this purpose had come to face with instances of bitter resistance,” Krivenko said. “There are forces in this country that try to put up monuments to Stalin and don’t want any discussions on the victims of repressions.”

    The number of immediate victims of Stalin’s purges that lasted from the end of the 1920’s through to the beginning of the 1950’s runs into millions of people but the exact figure is unknown.

    A poll taken by Levada Center in May showed that the percentage of Russians believing the sacrifices the Soviet nation had suffered during the Stalinist epoch were justified by the greatness of the then objectives and results achieved had risen from 25% in 2012 to 45% in 2015.

    “Such is the outcome of Stalin’s popularization by separate politicians and in some TV shows,” said Dr. Valery Khomyakov, the Director General of the Center for National Strategy.

    “On the face of it, the number of programmes that would expose the reality of Stalin’s regime has become far fewer compared with the 1990’s or the early 2000’s,” he went on.

    Khomyakov supported endorsement of the concept. “I’d like to believe this is the beginning of huge, thorny but important work.

    “It’s important to tell the nation the full scope of truth about events of the 1930’s through the 1950’s and the role that Stalin and his henchmen played then. It’s important because we’re still walking up and down the city streets named after them.”

    The government’s concept is a signal that the government has set a task of this kind for itself and what is important now is to ensure that this effort does not melt down into a yet another campaign with a zero effect, he said.

    Adoption of the concept is critically important if it is followed by practical steps, agrees Lev Ponomaryov, the executive director of the Movement for the Rights of Man.

    “I surely support the proposal to include programmes on victims of political repressions in the TV channel schedules, since television is the prime instrument in shaping up the public opinion,” he told TASS. “Let’s wait and see the concrete actions that will be made in this sphere.”

    As for this moment, however, the official position of the federal government and the action of regional and/or local authorities on the issue do not match one another while the attempts on the part of some political forces to whitewash Stalin and even to erect monuments to him do not always meet with a resounding rebuff, Ponomaryov said.

    * * *

    Endorsing the Government policy concept for the remembrance of victims of political reprisals

    By the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation, 18 August 2015 07:30

    The resolutions on the remembrance of victims of political reprisals are meant to promote the state partnership with civil society, contacts between generations, the succession of cultural experience, and youth patriotism.


    The decree has been submitted by the Ministry of Justice in compliance with the presidential order summarising the meeting of the Civil Society Institutions and Human Rights Council under the President of the Russian Federation of 14 October 2014 (No Pr-2783, Para 2, of 2 December 2014).

    The present decree approves the Government Policy Concept for the Remembrance of Victims of Political Reprisals (hereafter, Concept).

    The Concept bases on the premises of the Concept of Long-Term Socio-economic Development of the Russian Federation until 2020, approved by Government Decree No 1662-r of 17 November 2008.

    The draft Concept complied with the National Security Strategy of the Russian Federation to 2020, approved by Presidential Order No 537 of 12 May 2009, the Strategy of State Nationalities Policy of the Russian Federation through 2025, approved by Presidential Order No 1666 of 19 December 2012, and the state programme, Culture and Tourism Development, 2013-2020, approved by Government Decree No 2567-r pf 27 December 2012.

    The Concept pursues the following key goals:

    – to elaborate and implement an effective state policy for practical patriotism and the remembrance of victims of political reprisals;

    – to provide the social conditions necessary for Russia’s innovative development based on the active cooperation of state and civil society institutions;

    – to enhance personal intellectual and cultural potential;

    – to promote the nation’s moral health, particularly through practical patriotism, in partnership with public organisations and religious communities;

    – to guarantee free public access to archival and other materials pertaining to political reprisals;

    – to guarantee public access to memorials of victims of political reprisals; and,

    – to launch relevant educational programmes.

    The implementation of the Concept envisages the establishment of museums, memorial complexes and exhibitions dedicated to the history of political reprisals, the elaboration of relevant educational programmes, learning materials and databases, the publication of books, magazines, and audio and video materials, research on the topic, conferences, seminars, etc.

    The Concept is envisaged as being implemented in two stages: 2015-2016 and 2017-2019.

    The centenary of the 1917 events and the 80th anniversary of the year 1937 both fall on 2017.

    The present resolutions on the remembrance of victims of political reprisals are meant to promote the state partnership with civil society, contacts between generations, the succession of cultural experience, and youth patriotism.

  28. Zionien September 4, 2015 @ 2:37 am

    A Terrifically illustrated insight to Vladimir Putin and The Orthodox CHRIST-ian Church of Russia!

    I feel more secure having watched this video–Thank You +Brother Nathanael!

  29. Hoff September 13, 2015 @ 3:49 am

    “Aw come on Jesus! Chill out man. Stop being so intolerant. I just want to have a debate, that’s all.”


    Marxist = Jews.

  30. Alfred December 25, 2015 @ 2:41 pm

    Happy Christmas Brother Nathanael and best wishes for the New Year.

    Thanks for all your great work.

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