“By uniting people around & nbsp; high spiritual ideals and & nbsp; values, it fills hearts with joy and & nbsp; bright hopes, & nbsp; new achievements. And & nbsp; of course, with & nbsp; this holiday, we & nbsp; associate good family traditions passed from & nbsp; generation to & nbsp; generation & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; said in the & nbsp; message.
Putin also noted “ a huge creative, truly selfless contribution to the & nbsp; preservation of our richest historical, patriotic, cultural heritage, to & nbsp; strengthening the institution of the family and & nbsp; education of youth '', which are made by the Russian Orthodox church and & nbsp; other Christian denominations of Russia.
“Their & nbsp; interaction with & nbsp; state and & nbsp; public organizations is developing, interreligious dialogue is improving, much attention is paid to social service, charitable and & nbsp; educational initiatives. Such an important, multifaceted activity deserves sincere recognition & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; added the head of state.