Christ lives in Siberia »

In 1990, a Soviet policeman, Sergei Toropsai, had a sudden religious epiphany. Its message was mind-boggling: Sergei was the reincarnation of Jesus Christ. The collapse of the Soviet Union soon followed, leaving millions of communism’s acolytes into a spiritual vacuum. Sergei, now calling himself Vissarion, soon gained thousands of followers. The mystical leader urged them […]