Voices from Russia

Friday, 26 January 2018

A Smile from the Babylon Bee… Russian Orthodox Church Accused of Interfering With Doctrine of Election


On Thursday, the nation’s agitated soteriologically Calvinistic Christians released another statement alleging that the Russian Orthodox Church has, and continues to, meddle in the historical Christian Doctrine of Election. A Reformed pastor, who declined to give his name, complained:

One can hardly read the comments under my blog without some mention of the Patriarch of Moscow, or #ReleaseTheWillFromBondage. The Russians have clearly weaponised their faulty theology against our precious doctrine. They think they have an ability to choose… but this is our election, and Totally Depraved Americans won’t stand for it!

Facebook and Twitter are feeling pressure to censor pro-Russian Orthodox dogma, which overran the two social media platforms through automated robotic posts. You can identify these Russian bots by their frequent use of icons, in contrast to the stoic emoticons familiar in Reformed social media posts. Russian President Vladimir Putin denied the charges of Russian Orthodox interference, saying:

Election is hardly a Russian concern.

However, American Calvinists are still fuming over the wilted tulips he recently posted on Instagram, claiming the Russian leader’s predestination is certain.

25 January 2018

Babylon Bee



Tuesday, 22 December 2015

22 December 2015. Animal Funnies… He’s My Brutha From Another Mutha!

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This is a good meme dogged by bad execution (bad pun intentional). A little use of the ol’ PhotoShop just put it all right…


Monday, 30 November 2015

30 November 2015. Animal Funnies… Ain’t I So Cute?

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Thursday, 26 November 2015

26 November 2015. Russian Demot… Sleep Tight!

 00 bear and cub sleep tight 261115______________________________


Спокойной ночи literally means “a peaceful night”, or, idiomatically, “sleep tight”. This Russian demot uses the well-known and recognisable work of the Japanese illustrator Makoto Muramatsu.


Click here for his Facebook page

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