Children of the schism
Old Believers Living a 17th-Century Lifestyle
02 July 2012
Resisting civilization’s impact has been their way of life for centuries. Since their ancestors strongly rejected Orthodox reform they have dedicated themselves to protecting their traditions and hiding from the outside world in the most secluded retreats. Their last haven was in Latin America, but they have returned to start anew in Russia. Are they thriving in their newfound motherland?
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