MOSCOW, April 24. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has greeted Orthodox Christians and all Russians celebrating Easter Sunday, according to a statement released on the Kremlin’s website on Sunday.
"This Feast of feasts, Easter brings Orthodox Christians and all Russians celebrating Easter Sunday together around high moral ideals and values, inspiring the best in people, as well as belief in the triumph of life, goodness and justice," the message said.
President noted the creative, positive and fruitful efforts by the Russian Orthodox Church and other Christian denominations to preserve the rich historical, cultural and spiritual traditions, as well as to promote family values and educate the younger generation. "Christian organizations deserve special credit for their community service and charity undertakings, and their commitment to helping those in need of care and support in these challenging times," he said.