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God’s Oligarch

posted on October 22, 2014

At Slate, Joshua Keating profiles Konstantin Malofeev, Russian multimillionaire, “Putin’s Soros,” and a devout Orthodox Christian. Malofeev has been accused by Ukraine’s government of financing the rebels in eastern Ukraine on behalf of the Russian government, though he denies political involvement. “Just as Christians in the West in Ronald Reagan’s time helped us against the evil of communism, we now have to return our debt to Christians who are suffering under totalitarianism in the West,” Malofeev said. “This so-called liberalism, tolerance, and freedom, these are just words, but behind them you can see the totalitarianism.”

Read at Slate