“Those comments have to be great solace to the Christians being massacred by Muslims in Africa. Times sure have changed. Say what you like about the Medici and Borgia popes, but somehow they would have handled it differently.”
Given Putin’s familiarity with Muslim terrorism in Russia, and the resurgence of the Russian Orthodox Church, wouldn’t it be the perfect Putin b*tch slapping of Obama if the Russians took action against the Koranimals attacking Christians?
They seem to know how to deal with Koranimals at sea.
The Orthodox Christian communities in the old Ottoman empire always considered Russia to be their protector. It is still true today and Putin has not shunned this historic role.