Russia’s secular society is still affected by a tradition of Orthodox Christianity, pro-nationalistic and pro-Kremlin attitudes.

What does the acclaimed book, “Dr. Zhivago” and the musical “Jesus Christ, Superstar” have in common? Besides being the source of two very popular movies (trailers below) they share a common bond of being major productions that the artistic, cultural community in Russia disdains for their anti-Russian religious values and political stereotypes.

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