Contested Victims: Jehovah's Witnesses and the Russian Orthodox Church, 1990 – 2004

@article{Baran2007ContestedVJ,
  title={Contested Victims: Jehovah's Witnesses and the Russian Orthodox Church, 1990 – 2004},
  author={Emily B. Baran},
  journal={Religion, State \& Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={35},
  pages={261 - 278}
}
An American Jehovah’s Witness penned this passage for a 1995 issue of Awake!, the Witnesses’ bimonthly magazine, after visiting Moscow and talking to his Russian compatriots. He had reason to celebrate. In the wake of the Soviet Union’s collapse in 1991 the Jehovah’s Witnesses emerged as one of the fastest-growing religions in Russia, proving remarkably adept at adjusting to the changing social and political situation. Their ‘spiritual harvesting’ took place in the turbulent environment of… 
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