Russian Orthodox Americans Support Church Tradition Not Politics

September 07, 2015 10:06 PM
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A group of Russian Orthodox Americans was in Moscow this past week to learn traditional Orthodox singing from Russian experts. The organizers say they are motivated by the need to strengthen the friendship between the Russian and American peoples in this time of political tensions. But, as VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Moscow, the Russian Orthodox Church is also connected to the Kremlin's anti-western agenda.