Dr Ruth Deyermond from King’s College, London, describes the relationship between the Russian Orthodox Church and the state and its influence on Russian policy. The response to her presentation at the July 2021 Faith in Europe Briefing Meeting was made by Professor Valerios Makrides of Erfurt University. A video of the meeting is on the Briefings Video page.
John and Diane Murray both used to work for the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. In the May Briefing Meeting they describe the work of the Council. The response to the Briefing is given by David Blackman, who worked in the European Parliament and had many contacts with the Council of Europe. A recording is available on the Briefing Videos page.Continue reading “The Work of the Council of Europe”