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  • Spread of neo-paganism brings racism and violence [Russia]

    05/22/2004 12:58:59 PM PDT · by Salvation · 49 replies · 605+ views
    AsiaNews.it ^ | May 21, 2004 | Not listed
    21 May, 2004 RUSSIA: Spread of neo-paganism brings racism and violence Livna (AsiaNews/ agencies)- “Neo-paganism” has gathered such a following in the former Soviet Union that organizations, seminars and books are sprouting up throughout the country, claiming adherents. According to Viktor Shnirelman, compiler of the book “Neo-paganism on the Expanses of Euroasia”, St. Petersburg has become the main center of Russian neo-paganism, though cults and organized ‘churches’ have spread throughout every part of the country. On May 13th there was the arrests of three suspects in two incidents of arson against the church of the Smolensk Icon of the Mother...