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Singing in Church is Huge Part of Russian Christianity, Profile of one of Russia’s Greatest Choirs (VIDEO)

The Moscow Synodal Choir was founded in 1721 and is now the oldest professional choir in Russia. In fact, its origins can be traced further back to 1589, when the first professional church choir was formed, then known as the Patriarchal for it was the choir, which used to sing at the church services officiated by the Patriarch. Patriarch was the top position in the Church hierarchy in Russia well up to 1700, when the Russian reformist Tzar Peter the Great reformed the church administrative system.

Putin says Germany remains occupied

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Germany’s response to the explosion on North Sea pipelines showed that the country remained occupied and unable to act independently decades after its armed forces (not elected government) surrendered at the end of World War Two.

NATO carried out inhumane experiment in Balkans – Health Minister

The US-led NATO military bloc bombed Serbia with toxic depleted uranium, which Britain now wants to give to Ukraine. NATO’s use of depleted uranium munitions in its air war against Yugoslavia was a horrible and inhumane experiment against the entire region, Serbian Health Minister Danica Grujicic has said. Contamination from these munitions led to a surge in cancer, autoimmune disease, and infertility, Grujicic added. 

SCULPTURES OF THE THIRD REICH VOLUMES I, II and III

THE THIRD REICH’S architectural triumphs, Olympic events and trade exhibitions, were extravagantly adorned by the most stunning sculptures. These splendours have since been destroyed and their records airbrushed out of the history books by the victors of World War II. For this reason, the names and works of the greatest sculptors in history may be better known and appreciated in 2,000 years than they are today.

TV channel explains the purchase and destruction of Hitler’s paintings

A controversial TV show will offer its audience a chance to destroy Adolf Hitler’s paintings British Channel 4 confirmed on Friday. According to a Channel 4 spokesperson, the Jimmy Carr Destroys Art debate will represent ‘a thoughtful and nuanced exploration of the limits of free expression in art’ as it will allow the selected and goaded public in a studio to decide on the fate of several pieces.

Forget Victors’ Propaganda. Germany is not the Pit Bull Terrier of Europe

Germany is described by war victors’ propaganda as being a European pit bull terrier. The myth is that Germany is an aggressive territorially ambitious country never happy unless intent on war with her neighbours and bent on world domination. Hence the justification for applying restraints and even today denying occupied Germany its legal constitution and independence.