The shared affinity between the American political Religious Right and Vladimir Putin is no secret. But as the brutal Russian dictator, who some conservatives have called a “defender of Christian values,” continues to lay siege to Ukraine, it’s worth taking a closer look into how this odd love affair came about. Rev. Welton Gaddy, Host of State of Belief, will be joined by Religion Dispatches Senior Correspondent and Modern Russian History scholar Dr. Chrissy Stroop, whose recent article is headlined, Russia and the US have more in common than you might think.
Hear the full February 26, 2022 State of Belief Radio program here.