November 19 – Vladimir Basenkov, MTh: “The Situation in the Russian Orthodox Church Today: An Analysis of Life, Communities, Problems, and Perspectives” and the presentation of the book on reapprochement of the ROC with the Edinovertsy “In the Footsteps of Hidden Russia”

On Friday, November 19, starting at 4 p.m. (CET), the Institute for European Studies is organizing a lecture:

Vladimir Basenkov, MTh

The Situation in the Russian Orthodox Church Today: An Analysis of Life, Communities, Problems, and Perspectives

and the presentation of the book by the same author

In the Footsteps of Hidden Russia

The lecture is held in the Conference Hall of the Institute for European Studies, and can be followed via the Zoom application, at the link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89208597289?pwd=YjVFaHk3b0RYaXNldUtBMlB0KzFBUT09

Vladimir Basenkov, MTh, is a writer, publicist, doctoral student of St. Cyril and Methodius at the Moscow Diocese of the ROC, director of the Simbirsk Diocesan Center for Old Russian Liturgical Tradition, President of the Council of the Assumption Edinoverie Municipality of Simbirsk, President of the Center for Ethnographic, Theological and Religious Studies, editor of the site “Hidden Russia”, deputy editor of the site “About Serbia in Russian”. Basenkov is also a member of the International Center for Orthodox Research (in Niš). He publishes articles on portals such as REGNUM, Orthodox Life, Jesus Portal, Russian People’s Line, etc.

He has been touring Edinovertsy communities throughout Russia since 2018. He is in contact with all communities of the Moscow Patriarchate and the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad.