Putin visited built on the burial place of St. Sergius Trinity Cathedral
The President of the Russian Federation centuries Putin, located in the Trinity-Sergius Lavra on the celebration of the 700 anniversary of St. Sergius of Radonezh, visited the Holy Trinity Cathedral, built on the place of burial of the Saint.
Putin attended the prayer service, venerated the relics of St. Sergius of Radonezh, reports " news Agency. The head visited the Saint's cell. At the meeting in the Trinity-Sergius Lavra with the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill, the hierarchs of the Church and representatives of the delegations of local Orthodox churches Putin said that the Russian Federation with great concern and sorrow to see what's happening in the East of Ukraine, RIA " Novosti." We proceed from the fact that on the ground of Ukraine as soon as possible must prevail the world must be as fast as possible direct contacts were established between all conflict parties ", - said the head of the country. The head has paid attention that " all parties to the conflict must immediately stop the fighting, go to peace talks "." I think We all are obliged to do our best, Patriarch will pray to make own contribution in this peace, " said Putin. Remember, since mid-April, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine " special operation " to suppress the protest movement in Donbass. Security forces are actively using heavy artillery and combat aircraft. Mentions numerous victims among the peaceful residents and the destruction of houses and infrastructure.