An interesting read from Paul Goble about why Orthodox Russians remarkably quickly became communist Soviets after 1917, and many communists, no less easily, “again adopted Orthodoxy immediately after the fall of the USSR.”  For them, “the code of the builder of communism and Christian teachers are two variants of a single text.”

 

http://euromaidanpress.com/2017/07/02/8-reasons-why-russian-communism-and-russian-orthodoxy-are-so-interchangeable-euromaidan-press/