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From here to eternity

As Vladimir Putin seeks to extend his rule, Russia's Orthodox religious right is on the rise.

By Marc Bennetts
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The Sorok Sorokov Choir perform in a concert of 'Great Patriotic War' songs in Moscow

From here to eternity

As Vladimir Putin seeks to extend his rule, Russia's Orthodox religious right is on the rise.

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Culture
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Book review: Protest - Stories of Resistance

This anthology examines protest over seven centuries, showing how it is part of our social and political fabric.

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Politics & Conflict
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Exit strategies

After a spate of terrorist attacks on European soil, getting deradicalisation programmes to work has become more important than ever.

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Ideas
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The truth about brainwashing

The term "brainwashing" is often used as a catch-all explanation when motivations are too difficult to understand.

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Better than all that conceptual bollocks

Grayson Perry uses craft forms to signify his authenticity. But is he really so different from the rest?

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Reforming refuge

The struggle to accommodate the world’s refugees raises a wider question: do states have an absolute right to control borders?

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The myth of humanism's Christian roots

It’s a dangerous folly to believe that the values of tolerance and equality are exclusively Christian in origin.

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Human Rights & Ethics
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The reality of racism in modern Britain

A bold new book by Reni Eddo-Lodge tackles race and racism in Britain both past and present.

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