Russian writer Valentin Rasputin Laid to Rest

 On March 18, 2015 at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow, the legendary writer Valentin Rasputin was laid to final rest.

His Holiness Kirill – Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia led the funeral service along with other prelates. Large number of people came to pay their final respect for the legendary author.

Metropolitan Korniliy – the head of Russian Orthodox Old-Rite Church also made his presence at the Cathedral for the funeral service.

Source: OCP