On 13th June 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Mr. Andrei Belyaninov, Secretary General of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly International Union of Non-Governmental Organizations, chairman of the management board of the Eurasian Development Bank.
Representative of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to Patriarch of Antioch visits Russia’s Hmeimim airbase
On 12th June 2019, Russia Day, Hegumen Arseniy (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, visited Russia’s Hmeimim airbase located in Latakia province, Syria. To mark this Russian national holiday, a military parade was held on the aerodrome.
On June 10, 2019, Bishop Arsenije of Nis, Serbian Orthodox Church, who is on a pilgrim trip to holy places of the Russian Orthodox Church, visited the St. Daniel Patriarchal Monastery and the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, in which he was received by Metropolitan Hilarion…
On June 10, 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), received the Russian Federation Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary A. A. Botsan-Kharchenko, who is preparing to leave for his new duty station in Belgrade.