China News Service, January 7th According to the Russian satellite network, on the 7th local time, Russian President Vladimir Putin attended the Orthodox Christmas celebrations in St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, and fired salutes at noon according to tradition.
It is reported that the tradition of the Petrol Fortress's festival salute has been going on for more than a decade. This time, together with Putin, the Russian honorary architect Vladimir Bender, who just fired the salute, is just the day. Bendt's 85th birthday.
It is also reported that Putin also attended the Christmas service in St. Peter's Cathedral in St. Petersburg.
January 7 is the Russian Orthodox Christmas, one of the most important festivals of the Orthodox Church.