(by editorial board, Realoe Vremya, May 28, 2020)
The interview with Andrey Bogdanov — about Freemasons in Russia, the popularity of Freemasonry in the coronacrisis and the consequences of the pandemic for humanity.
Society is now going through a serious test and will never be the same, and the value of personal communication will be much higher than before, according to Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Russia, candidate for the post of president of Russia in the 2008 elections, Andrey Bogdanov. How has the coronavirus affected masons around the world? Have the ideas of creating a “fraternal union of all people” become more popular against the background of the pandemic? When did Freemasons come to Russia and what difficulties did they have to go through? Bogdanov answered these and other questions in the interview with