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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

Congratulations to Russia’s Muslims on Kurban Bairam holiday

November 16, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev congratulated Muslims of Russia on the occasion of the main Islamic holiday, Kurban Bairam.

Tags: interethnic relations, religion

Congratulations to Metropolitan Juvenaly of Krutitsy and Kolomna on his 75th birthday

September 22, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev congratulated Metropolitan Juvenaly of Krutitsy and Kolomna, the diocesan bishop of Moscow, on his 75th birthday.

Tags: religion

Congratulations to Russia’s Muslims on the Uraza Bayram holiday

September 9, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev congratulated Muslim community of the Russian Federation on the Uraza Bayram holiday, which marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.

Tags: religion

Ceremony unveiling the icon above the gate of the Kremlin's Spasskaya Tower

August 28, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev took part in the ceremony unveiling the icon on the Moscow Kremlin's Spasskaya Tower.

Tags: religion

Congratulations to leader of traditional Buddhist Sangkha of Russia Bandida Khambo-lama Damba Ayusheyev

June 19, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev congratulated Bandida Khambo-lama Damba Ayusheyev on the 15th anniversary of his enthronement.

Tags: religion

Meeting of the Public Supervisory Board of the Kronstadt Naval Cathedral

May 29, 2010

Svetlana Medvedeva participated in a meeting of the Public Supervisory Board of the Kronstadt Naval Cathedral.

Tags: Armed Forces, religion

Meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

May 25, 2010

During the meeting, Dmitry Medvedev stressed that Russia’s government highly appreciates the constructive and substantive dialogue that has developed between the Church and the state in recent years.

Tags: religion

Meeting with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

May 24, 2010

The President and his wife, Svetlana Medvedeva, congratulated the Patriarch on his name day.

Tags: religion

Meeting with Patriarch Ignatius IV of Antioch and All The East

May 11, 2010

The President of Russia awarded the Patriarch the Order of Friendship.

Tags: interethnic relations, religion, Syria

Trip to Kronstadt

April 30, 2010

Svetlana Medvedeva visited Kronstadt and congratulated veterans from her hometown on the upcoming holiday: the 65th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War.

Tags: culture, regions, religion, Saint Petersburg

Meeting with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

March 22, 2010

Svetlana Medvedeva discussed with the Patriarch the ongoing restoration work at the Naval Cathedral of St Nicholas the Wonderworker in Kronstadt.

Tags: culture, regions, religion

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