Vladimir Putin Celebrates Orthodox Christmas (PHOTOS)

Christmas is traditionally a time for family — and Russian diplomats are no exception. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin returned to his own roots yesterday in honor of the holiday, by attending a solemn Orthodox Christmas mass in the c…

Christmas is traditionally a time for family — and Russian diplomats are no exception.

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin returned to his own roots yesterday in honor of the holiday, by attending a solemn Orthodox Christmas mass in the church of the Intercession of the Mother of God in the small village of Turginovo, in the country’s Tver region. The Russian premier opted for a simple sweater, given to him as a gift by a local official.

Read More…
More on Christianity