Since 2000, the roles of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) in society and its ties to the Russian government have grown.
Estebo, S. Elliot
"A Marriage of Convenience: The Role of the Russian Orthodox Church in Contemporary Russian Politics,"
Ex-Patt Magazine: Vol. 2
, Article 4.
Available at: http://uknowledge.uky.edu/ex-patt/vol2/iss1/4