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PUTIN COUNSELS YOUTH TO REMEMBER GOD AMIDST TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES (+ VIDEO)

November 4, 2017 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 4/11/17 President Vladimir Putin made an appearance at the recent 19th World Festival of Youth and Students, speaking warmly and candidly about traditional morals and faith in God with the gathered youth who were excited and grateful for his visit, Russia Feed reports. “The third very important aspect for all of us, regardless of what we […]

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ABBOT EPHRAIM OF VATOPEDI MEETS WITH PRESIDENT PUTIN

November 1, 2017 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 1/11/17 Abbot of Vatopedi Monastery on Mt. Athos Archimandrite Ephraim met with President Vladimir Putin on Thursday. According to monasterium.ru, Fr. Ephraim, one of the most influential spiritual fathers on the Holy Mountain, noted in the conversation with the head of state that all are in need of spiritual communication—janitors and officials, oligarchs and presidents. […]

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PATRIARCH AND PRESIDENT OPEN “WALL OF SORROW” MEMORIAL FOR VICTIMS OF REPRESSION

November 1, 2017 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 1/11/17 A monument dedicated to the victims of political repression was opened yesterday in Moscow by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and President Vladimir Putin. The patriarch urged all gathered for the opening of the “Wall of Sorrow” to never forget the terrible repressions of the previous century, and that […]

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HEAD OF OLD BELIEVERS DOESN’T BELIEVE IN POSSIBILITY OF HEALING SCHISM WITH PATRIARCHATE

August 8, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 8/8/17 The primate of the Russian Orthodox Old Rite Church Metropolitan Cornelius believes it is impossible for the Old Believers and the Moscow Patriarchate to reunite, although he noted that relations between the two Churches are currently peaceful, reports Interfax-Religion. “The wounds of schism are too deep. We are very different in essence, in […]

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Orthodox Patriarch of Moscow receives President Putin in Navy’s Kronstadt’s Cathedral

August 4, 2017 Featured
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Orthodox Church – August 2017 His Holiness Orthodox Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Cyril has received President Vladimir Putin in Russian Navy’s Kronstadt’s Cathedral , celebrating the Russian Navy’s Anniversary. Source:

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President Putin becomes the First Head of State to Visit Old Believers’ Spiritual Center in Moscow

June 4, 2017 Featured
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Reported by Pravoslavie.ru – 4/6/17 On Wednesday, May 31, President Vladimir Putin became the first head of state to visit the Old Believers, when he arrived at the “Strength of Spirit and Fidelity to Tradition” exhibition at the Old Believers’ Rogozhskaya Spiritual Center in Moscow, reports RIA-Novosti. Met. Hilarion of DECR noted that the president’s visit […]

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PATRIARCH, METROPOLITAN, AND PRESIDENT OFFER CONDOLENCES OVER METRO EXPLOSIONS

April 3, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 3/4/17 As previously reported, two explosions went off in the St. Petersburg metro this afternoon, leaving at least ten dead and fifty injured. The subway system has been completely shut down. His Holiness Patriarch Kirill has expressed his deepest condolences to the families of those killed in the explosions in the St. Petersburg metro, […]

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Relics Of Russian Orthodox Saint Set To Spend Six Months In Space

October 6, 2016 Featured News
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RFELF – Robert Coalson & Lilya Palveleva – September- October 2016 After spending nearly nine decades forgotten in a Moscow storeroom during the Soviet era, some relics of Russian Orthodox St. Serafim of Sarov should soon be circling the globe aboard the International Space Station (ISS). When the next mission to the ISS blasts off, […]

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President Vladimir Putin of Russia Elected World’s Most Powerful Person for the Third Term

November 4, 2015 Featured News
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Kisha D Dorado (OCP Delegate of  Belgrade, Serbia & Balkan) OCP News Service- 04/11/15 Global: His Excellency Vladimir Putin – President of Russia, has been elected as world’s most powerful person for the third year running by Forbes.  Angela Merkel – Chancellor of Germany stands second, President Obama of USA stands third, Pope Francis of Vatican […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II meets Russian President Vladimir Putin: Discuss on situation of Abducted Bishops

April 24, 2015 Featured News
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24/4/15 Yerevan : His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan. His Holiness asked President Putin to help to trace the abducted Archbishops of Aleppo Mor Gregorius Youhanna Ibrahim and Boulos Yaziji. President Putin promised to help in this matter. His Holiness will […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin Arrives in Armenia to attend Genocide Centenary

April 24, 2015 Featured News
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Dr Rubin (OCP Delegate of Yerevan and All Armenia) OCP News Service Yerevan: President Vladimir Putin of Russia has arrived in Yerevan, the Capital City of Armenia to take part in the 100th anniversary celebrations of the Armenian Genocide. He was received by Serzh Sargsyan – the President of Armenia. A high level Russian delegations is there […]

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Not enough is being done to protect Christians in Middle East – Putin

April 17, 2015 Featured News
Not enough is being done to protect Christians in Middle East – Putin

Interfax-religion – April 2015 Moscow, April 16, Interfax – Russian President Vladimir Putin said the situation in the Middle East for Christians is terrible and the international community is not taking enough steps to protect them. “As to the Middle East and Christians, the situation is terrible. We have spoken about it many times and we […]

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Putin meets with Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa

February 11, 2015 Featured News

Cairo, February 10, Interfax – During his official visit to Egypt on Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa, with whom he discussed the situation in the region and bilateral relations. The president said he is hoping for successful cooperation with the Christians of Egypt in the […]

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UNESCO experts to consider the chances of restoring Kremlin historical image including its two monasteries

October 31, 2014 Featured News
UNESCO experts to consider the chances of restoring Kremlin historical image including its two monasteries

Moscow, October 28, Interfax – UNESCO experts arrive in Moscow to consider possibilities of restoring Kremlin historical appearance including the Chudov and Ascension monasteries on its territory. Experts started inspecting the Kremlin territory, a source in the Culture Ministry told Interfax. UNESCO expertise is a compulsory condition for starting such restoration works as Kremlin is […]

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Russia’s strength in long-standing values – Putin

July 20, 2014 Featured News

  Sergiyev Posad, July 18, Interfax – The precepts of St. Sergius of Radonezh is a key to understanding Russia, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a gala concert on the occasion of the 700th birthday anniversary of St. Sergius of Radonezh. “The precepts of St. Sergius of Radonezh are key to understanding Russia, to […]

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Putin: Russia has the right to protect children from promoting homosexuality

June 8, 2014 Featured News

Sochi, June 5, Interfaх – Russian President Vladimir Putin has once again denied a ban on homosexuality in Russia and said it should not be confused with a ban on the promotion of homosexuality amongst minors. “That’s not true, we did not ban homosexuality. We banned the promotion of homosexuality among minors,” he said in […]

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Latvians consider Putin God’s messenger, Lutheran archbishop of Latvia says

May 11, 2014 Featured News

May 2014 Riga, May 6, Interfax – Archbishop of Evangelical Lutheran Church in Latvia Janis Vanags praises Russian President Vladimir Putin and criticizes a model of public life imposed by the West. “They (Latvians – IF) hear a voice of reason in Putin’s speeches when he speaks of traditional values and need to believe. Putin […]

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Head of Russian church urges monks to shun Internet

June 8, 2013 News

8/6/13 MOSCOW (Reuters) – The head of the Russian Orthodox Church has urged monks not to use cellphones to access the Internet in order to avoid temptation. “Now the Internet appears to be a great temptation,” Patriarch Kirill said during a trip to the Zograf monastery in Greece, according to a transcript of his remarks posted on the church’s website. “Many […]

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Putin awards Old Believers Metropolitan

February 25, 2013 Featured News

22/2/13 On Friday, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin awarded the head of the Church of Old Believers Metropolitan Cornelius with an Order of Friendship. The Old Believers is a Christian denomination, which separated from the Russian Orthodox Church in the 17th century. This is the first time ever that a head of the Russian state awards […]

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