Islam is not only a religion. Islam is an indissoluble connection of religious, spiritual and moral qualities between a person and a society with social, economic, political and legal practice. Faith and action are fused together in Islam to create a very special attitude to the world. Islam has a special geopolitical concept and its own...
An annual religious study conducted Pew Research has unveiled a crisis of Christianity during the presidency of Barack Obama. Eight years ago, before his inauguration, only 16% of Americans identified themselves as atheists. To date, their number has increased to 25%. What awaits America and its citizens?
The police of the Netherlands detained two Dutch journalists Stephen Beck and Michel Spekkers in Amsterdam, upon their return from the Donbas. The police confiscated all the materials that the journalists collected in the south-east of Ukraine. The journalists were amazed to discover that fragments of the airliner stil remain on the crash site
Acting head of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), Anna Antseliovich, stated that the story about the use of doping drugs by Russian athletes prior to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi was an "institutional conspiracy." The official also said that the Russian authorities were not involved in the the plot
The SUSSR was doing its best to achieve as much technological progress as possible. The goal was to make science fiction reality. Telepathy, amphibious boats capable of "navigating" under the ground, space planes - all these projects used to be developed in the USSR. After WWII, the Soviet government obtained projects of German underground tanks
The number of crimes committed by foreigners, illegal migrants first and foremost, has increased dramatically during the recent two years in Germany. Concealing crimes is a policy that German authorities pursue on a regular basis. The German press does the same, because German mass media outlets are forbidden to name suspects' nationalities.
Amsterdam District Administrative Court ruled on December 14 that the Scythian gold belongs to Ukraine and should thus be retuned to Kiev, rather than to museums of the Crimea, where it was originally stored. Russia has three months to appeal the decision of the Amsterdam Court. During this time, the Scythian gold will remain in Holland
Angela Merkel's initiative to ban the "aggressive promotion of Christian values by the Russian Federation" has received mixed reactions. Why does Europe want to abandon Orthodox values? The pendulum has swung in the opposite direction. The Europeans were strongly attached to Christian values just because the USSR had turned its back on Jesus Christ
The Ostankino TV tower in Moscow is not just an outstanding creation of 20th century builders. It is the implementation of accurate calculations and perfect architectural ideas of Russian specialists. Russia's tallest TV tower was created by the order of the Ministry of Communications of the USSR. It was the world's tallest tower during...
On April 11, 1857, Alexander II approved the State Emblem of Russia. Today, the Russian State Emblem is still considered one of the most complex state emblems in the entire history of the world. The question about the origin of the two-headed eagle on the Russian State Emblem still remains open
December 1 marks the 120th anniversary since the birth of Marshal of Victory, Georgy Zhukov. He was a commander of his time and his people: tough, strong-willed and uncompromising. What kind of a person was Georgy Zhukov in his family? How do his family remember him? Pravda.Ru managed to speak to a daughter of the great military leader, Era Zhukova
Love for Motherland may not be unconditional. It is not easy for some people to love everything about their homeland. However, there are a few things that can melt the hearts of even die-hard cosmopolitans. There are many of such things in Russia that no other country. Have you heard of kvass, okroshka, buckwheat and birch juice?
More than 50 Russians have had their bodies cryogenically frozen. Another 200 have signed contracts for the future. Most of them are those who suffer from serious diseases. They have decided to freeze their bodies in a hope that they will be able to be cured of their diseases in several decades. What is cryonics? Is it a technology of the future?