The value of the baptism of Rus and the great Prince Vladimir is difficult to overestimate, said the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
according to his statement, celebrating these days the celebrations dedicated to the Day of baptism of Russia and the events on the occasion of the death of the 1,000 th anniversary of the Saint equal to the apostles great Prince Vladimir is difficult to overestimate, reports RIA " Novosti ". Speaking at a reception in honor of these events, the President said that the great Prince Vladimir, the Baptizer of Rus', has led the Nations to the attainment of faith and spiritual support. This, He noted, cannot be overemphasized. In his vision, these events have been a key turning point in the country's history and culture.
the Manager said that this celebration today highlight all Authorized Russian traditional religions, because the state of Russia as a great state was built always on multinational and multi-confessional basis." Putin added that today it is possible to realize a special scale of the identity of the Grand Duke and the full significance of his work." The Prince was destined to become a great sovereign, " said the head. He said that the vision of Prince Vladimir and his work " was the source of the creation of Russia as a unique country, He built the country for the sake of love of the Fatherland." According to his statement, the country was built on " serious theological reflection of Prince Vladimir, on the desire to create a single principle that can unite the peoples of Russia and to unite the shattered lands