Over the last two weeks a significant section of politically active youth has ended up in police stations, accused of taking part in unsanctioned meetings, and many of them too have overcome their fear of the possible consequences. At the last demonstration against the rigged elections on 6 May there was even a whole column of demonstrators in coloured balaclavas to show their solidarity with Pussy Riot. Have a safe weekend. Ready To Do More? Create a Free Account.
Patriarch Kirill has a reputation for being a strong conservative:
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This information makes the Cathedral seem more like a business centre than a house of prayer. The last day of Mardi Gras falls on Shrove Sunday, a holy day when believers forgive each other for any offence caused. Please try again later. Share this image Share link Copy link. Now the protest movement has developed so fast and the three fearless young women have had a hand in it.