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

July 7, 2011

The role of the Federation of Jewish Communities in fighting nationalism and extremism was discussed.

Tags: fight against terrorism, interethnic relations, religion

Dmitry Medvedev met with muftis of Russia

July 5, 2011

Cooperation between the state authorities and Islamic organisations on preventing extremism and terrorism, and addressing migrants’ adaptation problems were the main subjects on the agenda.

Tags: fight against terrorism, religion, social services, Kabardino-Balkarian Republic

Meeting of the Council for Civil Society Institutions and Human Rights

July 5, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev chaired a meeting of the Council for Civil Society Institutions and Human Rights in the capital of Kabardino-Balkaria.

Tags: fight against terrorism, human rights, interethnic relations, regions, religion, Kabardino-Balkarian Republic

Greetings to participants and guests at the Assembly of Muslims in Shiny Bolgar

June 18, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev sent greetings to the participants and guests at the Assembly of Muslims in Shiny Bolgar (Izge Bolgar zhyeny), devoted to the Day of Conversion to Islam of Volga Bulgaria.

Tags: culture, religion

Meeting with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

May 24, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev congratulated the Patriarch on his Name Day.

Tags: culture, religion

Congratulations to Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

April 24, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev congratulated Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on Easter Sunday.

Tags: religion

Congratulations to all Orthodox Christians and everyone celebrating Easter

April 24, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev congratulated Orthodox Christians and all those celebrating Easter on Resurrection Sunday.

Tags: religion

Congratulations to Russian Jews on Passover holiday

April 18, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev congratulated Russian Jews on Passover holiday.

Tags: interethnic relations, religion

Congratulations to Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

March 14, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev sent a congratulatory telegram to Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on the 35th anniversary of his pontifical consecration.

Tags: religion

Visit to Vatican

February 17, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev met with Pope Benedict XVI and Vatican Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone.

Tags: foreign policy, religion, Vatican City

Meeting with participants of the Bishops' Council

February 3, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev met with participants of the Bishops’ Council being held in Moscow on February 2–4, 2011.

Tags: interethnic relations, religion

Meeting with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

February 1, 2011

Dmitry and Svetlana Medvedev congratulated Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on the anniversary of his enthronement.

Tags: religion

Meeting with Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Nova Justiniana and All Cyprus and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

January 21, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev met with Primate of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus, Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Nova Justiniana and All Cyprus, and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at the Kremlin.

Tags: religion

Dmitry Medvedev awarded the Order of Alexander Nevsky to Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

January 7, 2011

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia was decorated for his personal services to the Fatherland in maintaining spiritual and cultural traditions.

Tags: religion

Executive Order to award Order of Courage to Mufti of Kabardino-Balkaria

January 3, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev signed Executive Order awarding the Order of Courage to Anas Pshikhachev, mufti, first deputy chair of the Coordinating Centre for Muslims in the North Caucasus and chair of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Kabardino-Balkaria, for the courage and bravery he showed in performing his civic duties (posthumously).

Tags: regions, religion, state decorations, Kabardino-Balkarian Republic

Condolences to the family of Mufti of Kabardino-Balkaria Anas Pshikhachev

December 15, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev sent his profound condolences to the family of Mufti of Kabardino-Balkaria Anas Pshikhachev and the republic’s entire Muslim community following the Mufti’s murder.

Tags: regions, religion, Kabardino-Balkarian Republic

Law on restitution of property to religious organisations

November 30, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev signed Federal Law On Restitution of Religious Property in State or Municipal Ownership to Religious Organisations.

Tags: religion

Meeting with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

November 30, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev told the Patriarch that he has signed the law on the restitution of property to religious organisations. The President is confident that this law will address a number of pressing problems faced by the Russian Orthodox Church and other confessions.

Tags: religion

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