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On February 27, 2007, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled in favor of the Church of the True Orthodox-Moldova, a branch of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, compelling the Government to register it and pay $15,600 (12,000 [euro]) in damages.
Such reports led the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, which was opposed to the Soviet state, to canonise Nicholas in 1981.
There are undoubtedly some carriers of the virus of religious fundamentalism within the Russian Orthodox Church itself, although its main source has been the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad (ROCA), which managed to open a number of parishes in Russia during the post-perestroika years.