Funeral ceremony for Tu-154 crash victims held at military memorial cemetery near MoscowSociety & Culture January 16, 14:57
Russian combat engineers defuse over 20,000 munitions in AleppoMilitary & Defense January 16, 14:41
Kremlin: Russia is not going to groundlessly accuse other countries of cyberattacksRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 16, 14:30
Russian Helicopters sign first contract for civil products supply to PakistanBusiness & Economy January 16, 14:25
Montenegro accuses Russian national of inciting assassination plot against ex-premierWorld January 16, 13:48
IAC commission to join investigation of Bishkek air crashWorld January 16, 13:38
Kudrin says pension age should be raised starting from 2019 in RussiaBusiness & Economy January 16, 13:32
Flight recorder recovered at crash site of cargo Boeing-747 near Bishkek — sourceWorld January 16, 13:28
Kremlin agrees with Trump that NATO is 'vestige of past'Russian Politics & Diplomacy January 16, 13:16
MOSCOW, January 7 (Itar-Tass) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Orthodox Christians and all Russian citizens celebrating Christmas, the Kremlin press service said on Monday.
“This holiday has been bringing the light of belief, hope and love for centuries. It unites us around traditional moral values that play a special role in Russia’s history and serve as a pillar of our society,” he said in his message of congratulation. “Christmas days are the time of charity and mercy, sincere attention to those who need our support and care.”
“The Russian Orthodox Church and other Christian confessions actively participate in the country’s life. Their interaction with state and non-governmental structures strengthens, interreligious dialogue develops and great attention is paid to social service, educational and awareness-raising initiatives, the upbringing of youth and family support. Such fruitful and multifaceted work deserves deep recognition and respect,” Putin said.