Putin, Medvedev attend Orthodox Easter Mass in Moscow
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Russian President Vladimir Putin alongside Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin joined Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, as he led Easter Liturgy Mass in Moscow's Christ the Saviour Cathedral, Saturday. Several thousand Muscovites attended the ceremony which started late on Saturday night and ran until the early hours of Sunday morning. Before leading the ceremony, Patriarch Kirill received the Holy Fire from Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where thousands took part in Easter celebrations earlier in the day.