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Meeting with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

February 1, 2017

Vladimir Putin met with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and congratulated him on the anniversary of his enthronement.

Tags: religion

Christmas greetings

January 7, 2017

Vladimir Putin congratulated all Orthodox Christians and all Russians celebrating Christmas today.

Tags: regions, religion, Novgorod Region

Meeting with Chief Rabbi of Russia Berl Lazar and President of the Federation of Jewish Communities Alexander Boroda

December 28, 2016

Vladimir Putin met with Chief Rabbi of Russia Berl Lazar and President of the Federation of Jewish Communities Alexander Boroda and congratulated Russia’s Jewish community on Hanukkah.

Tags: interethnic relations, religion

Visit to Christ the Saviour Cathedral

November 22, 2016

During a gala concert in the Hall of Church Cathedrals Vladimir Putin congratulated Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on his 70th birthday and awarded him with the order “For Services to the Fatherland,” 1st Class.

Tags: religion, state decorations

Congratulations to Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on his birthday

November 20, 2016

Vladimir Putin congratulated Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on his 70th birthday.

Tags: religion

Executive Order on awarding Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia the Order For Services to the Fatherland, I degree

November 19, 2016

Vladimir Putin signed Executive Order on awarding Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia (Vladimir Gundyayev) the Order For Services to the Fatherland, I degree.

Tags: religion, state decorations

Monument to Vladimir the Great opened in Moscow on Unity Day

November 4, 2016

Vladimir Putin and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia opened a monument to the Holy Great Prince Vladimir, Equal of the Apostles, and Christianiser of Russia, on Borovitskaya Square.

Tags: religion

Greetings to participants in ceremony to inaugurate Russian Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Centre in Paris

October 19, 2016

Vladimir Putin sent his greetings to all taking part in a ceremony inaugurating the Russian Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Centre in Paris.

Tags: culture, foreign policy, religion, France

Vladimir Putin congratulated Russia’s Muslims on Eid al-Adha

September 12, 2016

The President congratulated Russia’s Muslims on Eid al-Adha, a holiday that marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage.

Tags: religion

Vladimir Putin visited Valaam

July 11, 2016

The President attended a service at the Transfiguration of the Saviour Cathedral at Valaam Monastery on the day celebrating the memory of Saints Sergius and German, the Valaam Miracle Workers.

Tags: religion

Congratulations to Russia’s Muslims on Eid al-Fitr

July 5, 2016

Vladimir Putin congratulated Russia’s Muslims on the festival of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

Tags: religion

Congratulations to Russian Jews and all who celebrate the Day of Salvation and Liberation

June 3, 2016

Vladimir Putin congratulated Russian Jews on 26 Iyar, the Day of Salvation and Liberation.

Tags: religion

Meeting with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

May 24, 2016

Vladimir Putin congratulated Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on his Name Day.

Tags: religion

70th anniversary of the founding of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations

May 19, 2016

Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Sergei Ivanov attended a gala event to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations.

Tags: religion

Meeting of the Council for Cooperation with Religious Organisations

May 12, 2016

Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Sergei Ivanov chaired a meeting of the Council for Cooperation with Religious Organisations.

Tags: human rights, religion

Greetings to participants and guests of 15th Moscow Easter Festival

May 1, 2016

Vladimir Putin sent greetings to participants and guests of the 15th Moscow Easter Festival.

Tags: culture, religion

Congratulations to Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on Easter

May 1, 2016

Vladimir Putin congratulated Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on Easter.

Tags: religion

Congratulations to Orthodox Christians and all Russians celebrating Easter

May 1, 2016

Vladimir Putin congratulated Orthodox Christians and all Russians celebrating Easter.

Tags: religion

Passover greetings

April 23, 2016

Vladimir Putin congratulated Russian Jews on Passover.

Tags: religion

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