Putin’s Puritan Piety: The Ideological War against the West

Russia is one of the few countries in the Western world in which religion is becoming increasingly important and not less. To establish his authority on the Russian society, President Vladimir Putin has shaped a doctrine mobilizing the entire Russian

  • society against a perceived Western “decadence”. He has declared that Russian traditional family values are a bulwark against the West’s “so-called tolerance — genderless and infertile.”
  • The first Cold War was a clash between Western democracy and the Soviet dictatorship of the proletariat. The new Cold War is a one between Western liberalism and Russian conservatism.
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Source: Putin’s Puritan Piety: The Ideological War against the West

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