Meeting with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia
Vladimir Putin met with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and congratulated him on the anniversary of his enthronement.
February 1, 2017
The Kremlin, Moscow
With Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
The President thanked the Patriarch for his contribution to developing dialogue between church and state, and wished him further success in these endeavours.
Mr Putin presented the Patriarch with a collection of 17 engravings, Mediaeval Fortresses and Monasteries of Russia, by Russian graphic artist and engraver Igor Zadera.