Articles by: Audrey Kabilova

Onion Domes on the Seine: Tension over New Russian Orthodox Church in Paris

PARIS. – The famous skyline on the banks of the river Seine is about to be changed for good. Soon, Gustave Eiffel’s iron tower, jutting above the 19th century Haussmann buildings, will be joined by five, shiny, onion shaped domes. The construction of a new Russian Orthodox church might seem complementary to Putin’s recent agenda to broaden Russia’s influence abroad. In light of the recent events in Crimea, the planned construction begs the question: what[Read More…]