Christianity Made Russia Great World Power – Putin

By on July 26, 2013
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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday praised the role of Orthodox Christianity in the country’s history and congratulated the heads of the world’s Orthodox churches on the 1025th anniversary of the Christianization of Kievan Rus, a medieval state comprising parts of modern-day Russia, Ukraine and Belarus.

“The adoption of Christianity became a turning point in the fate of our fatherland, made it an inseparable part of the Christian civilization and helped it turn into one of the largest world powers,” Putin said in a message addressed to participants of a commemorative celebration on Red Square, the Kremlin reported.

“It is Orthodoxy that gave Russia a powerful impetus for the development and rise of culture and education,” the message says.

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  • Cobber Campbell

    Thank God Russia has repented nowwe need USA ,Australia,NZ,Africa,UK ,and the west to turn back to God (Jesus) and save the planet from destruction

  • frankfan42

    It is amazing to me that the Russian leader Putin recognizes Christianity as a bedrock for their civilization, and our “Leader” won’t even allow our military to practice Christianity without threat of court martial.