Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus’ Kirill awarded the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs Leonid Slutsky with the Order of the Russian Orthodox Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh, I degree.
Leonid Slutsky was awarded a high award for his attention to the help of the Russian Orthodox Church and in connection with his 55th birthday. The patriarch thanked Leonid Slutsky for his civic position and loyalty to the Russian Orthodox Church. “God grant that your service to the Motherland and the Church will continue to be just as successful and fruitful. God bless you!”, – said His Holiness.