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Putin: US Not A Christian Country Anymore - We Europeans Need To Preserve Our Culture

Video from Russia Insight

Whatever you think of President Putin of Russia is is a smart man and even he recognizes the United States has lost is core of Christian beliefs.

"RUSSIAN PRESIDENT Vladimir Putin has told interviewers he wears an Orthodox Church baptismal cross pendant, given to him by his mother. In his annual address to the Federal Assembly in 2014, Putin declared, “Christianity was a powerful spiritual unifying force . . . in the creation of a Russian nation and Russian state.” He added, “It was thanks to this spiritual unity that our forefathers for the first time and forevermore saw themselves as a united nation.” Although Mr. Putin was once an officer of the KGB, devoted to defending the atheist Soviet Union, as the leader of Russia he has embraced religious values and symbols, especially the Russian Orthodox Church. Russian law confers official status on Buddhism, Judaism and Islam, as well as Christianity. Russia’s Constitution of 1993 declared, “Everyone shall be guaranteed the freedom of conscience, the freedom of religion, including the right to profess individually or together with other any religion or to profess no religion at all, to freely choose, possess and disseminate religious and other views and act according to them.”" from the article: Putin touts Christianity. So why is Russia persecuting Christians?

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