The 2014 U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom report discusses freedom of belief in today’s Russia. The seminar addressed the report and such issues as church-state relations, new legislation, the four designated “traditional” religions (Islam, Buddhism, Judaism, and Orthodox Christianity), and the status of Russia’s diverse and numerous religious minorities.

Speakers

  • Catherine Cosman

    Senior Policy Analyst, United States Commission on International Religious Freedom
  • Paul Goble

    Former Special Assistant for Soviet Nationalities, U.S. Department of State
  • Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer

    Former Title VIII-supported Research Scholar