So Much for Religious Freedom in the New Russia

So much for religious freedom in Russia. Vladimir Putin says Pope John Paul II can’t visit Russia unless the Russian Orthodox Church agrees. Hardly likely!

For more on events in Russia on the eve of the Bush-Putin summit starting this Friday, consider visiting our new website on disturbing trends in Russia. If you agree with us that President Bush should have a stern talk with Mr. Putin about the importance of freedom and the rule of law, consider signing our online petition on the site.

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