Russia’s big zapad 2017 military exercises, believed to be the largest since the end of the cold war, entered the news again on tuesday after a video emerged appearing to show a russian attack helicopter firing its rockets into a group of bystanders during drillsrussia’s defense ministry confirmed the video was authentic, but the denied [.
So where does russia fit in from the geographical description given in a biblical prophecy, there is strong indication that russia will play a significant role in end-time events armies arrayed for battle let’s see a description of the end time in the book of daniel, which refers to a number of the nations involved.
Many bible scholars believe russia will lead a great alliance of nations against the jewish state of israel in the end times but just as richardson believes russia is not fully in control of iran, he also believes russia is not the enemy of israel, “magog,” many christians say, is foretold in ezekiel 38-39.
Although russia and western leaders announced the end of the cold war after the fall of the soviet union the recent actions and rhetoric of russia indicate that the cold war continues signs of the time russia is following in the footsteps of germany before the second world war. Describes russia's troubled economic transition since 1991, highlights the problem of institutional development, and surveys the challenges president vladimir putin faced in 2000 the first section provides a brief synopsis of liberalization, stabilization, and privatization under president boris yeltsin the second section describes the economic difficulties russia experienced during the.
For the first time in 2,500 years, this scenario is a reality.
So, yes, the bible does mention russia, although not by that name, in connection with the end times ezekiel 38—39 definitely refer to a nation coming from northern asia to attack israel after the cold war, russia lost its superpower status, making the fulfillment of ezekiel’s prophecy seem unlikely in some people’s eyes.
By the end of the 19th century the size of the empire was about 22,400,000 square kilometers (8,600,000 sq mi) or almost 1/6 of the earth's landmass its only rival in size at the time was the british empire however, at this time, the majority of the population lived in european russia.