Obviously the source (Al Jazeera English) of this report is worthy of taking into consideration but I thought people would be interested.
Short report includes link to 24 minute film produced by Simon Ostrovsky and Veronika Dorman who were sent to investigate by AJE.After decades of suppression, the Russian Orthodox Church appears to be back in favour with the country's leadership.
Less than three decades ago, it would have been unthinkable for a Russian premier to have exchanged public expressions of solidarity and goodwill with the head of the country's Orthodox Church. . .http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/peopleandpower/2013/02/2013267215745877.html