Putin congratulates Russians on Easter
MOSCOW, April 8 — RIA Novosti. Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Orthodox Christians and all Russian citizens celebrating Easter Sunday, on Easter, the press service of the Kremlin.
“The great feast of Easter, symbolizing the triumph of life, goodness and love, has a huge moral significance. He awakens faith, the hope, the desire to do good deeds, to help others. Brings people together around enduring spiritual values and ideals. These spring, filled with sincere joy days, we clearly understand how important paternal traditions and customs”, — is spoken in the message.
The President also congratulated Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill, in which he noted that the Orthodox Church under his leadership strengthens and develops the centuries-old spiritual and cultural traditions of the people, conducts important social work and is doing much for the education of the younger generation, the maintenance of civil peace and harmony in society.