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FBI arrests Russian accused of heading hacker 'storefront'

Mar 11, 2020 - 2:08 PM

The FBI arrests Kirill Victorovich Firsov, the administrator of the platform

Russian Patriarch warns against 'dangerous' domestic abuse bill

Dec 04, 2019 - 10:07 PM

The Patriarch, a 73-year-old monk who has led the Church for a decade, says the bill targeting domestic violence is an attempt to 'legalise outside forces interfering in family life,' which he called a 'sacred space'

PATRIARCH KIRILL. Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) meets with Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, to commemorate the day of Saints Cyril and Methodius at the Kremlin in Moscow on May 24, 2019. File photo by Mikhael Klimentyev/Sputnik/AFP

Duterte appoints 3 provincial board members

Nov 30, 2017 - 8:00 AM

The President fills in vacancies in the provincial boards of Kalinga, Bukidnon, and Surigao del Norte

Russia charges top director with fraud

Aug 22, 2017 - 11:48 PM

The Investigative Committee which probes serious crimes says Kirill Serebrennikov is charged with defrauding the state of at least 68 million rubles 1 15 million 977 000 euros in arts funding over 3 years from 2011 to 2014

In the limelight: Village chiefs tapped to swear in nat'l officials

Jun 25, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Aside from Vice President elect Leni Robredo s chosen ones meet the other barangay captains who have administered the oath taking of national officials

LIMELIGHT. Lawmakers have also tapped barangay captains to administer her oath ahead of Vice President-elect Leni Robredo.

Cuba decorates Russia patriarch after pope visit

Feb 14, 2016 - 8:57 AM

Cuba s president Raul Castro hands the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church the Order of Jose Marti a Cuban national hero in the governmental Palace of the Revolution in Havana

Cuban President Raul Castro (R) decorates the Head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, with the Jose Marti Order at Revolution Palace in Havana, Cuba, February 13. Photo by Yamil Lage/EPA

Pope in Mexico after historic talks with Russian patriarch

Feb 13, 2016 - 2:48 PM

Pope Francis is set to meet with President Enrique Peña Nieto before traveling around Mexico to visit Catholic shrines and crime ridden areas

Pope Francis (C) speaks with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (R) and first lady Angelica Rivera (L) upon his arrival at the Benito Juarez International Airport, in Mexico City, Mexico, 12 February 2016. Photo by Jose Mendez/EPA

Historic pope-patriarch declaration: key points

Feb 13, 2016 - 12:38 PM

Here are key points from their joint declaration

JOINT DECLARATION. Pope Francis (2-L), Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kiril (2-R) sign a common declaration at Jose Marti airport in Havana, Cuba, 12 February 2016. Photo by Alejandro Ernesto/EPA

Pope, patriarch urge Christian unity at historic talks

Feb 13, 2016 - 8:18 AM

The Orthodox Church s refusal to accept the primacy of the Roman pontiff has long been the primary barrier to a rapprochement between the Roman Catholic and Orthodox churches

CHRISTIAN UNITY. Pope Francis (L) and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill (R), held a historic meeting in Havana's international airport. The two leaders signed a memorandum, which focused on ecumenism, or efforts to reunite Christian churches, common Christian values, and the persecution of Christians in the Middle East and Africa. Photo by Alejandro Ernesto/EPA

Pope Francis to have historic meeting with Russian Patriarch in Cuba

Feb 05, 2016 - 8:13 PM

The meeting will be the first of its kind since a schism in the 11th Century split what was then the only Christian Church into Western and Eastern branches

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate the First Vespers in Saint Peter's Church, Vatican City, 11 April 2015. EPA/ETTORE FERRARI

Ukraine Church leader says Putin 'possessed by Satan'

Sep 07, 2014 - 12:43 AM

Patriarch Filaret of Ukraine s Orthodox Church accuses Russian President Vladimir Putin of trying to incite bloodshed and killings in eastern Ukraine

Russian Orthodox patriarch to visit Holy Land: officials

Nov 06, 2012 - 9:06 AM

The head of Russia s powerful Orthodox Church will visit key Christian sites in Israel and the Palestinian territories from November 9 14 as well as the Yad Vashem memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust in Jerusalem

PATRIARCH'S VISIT. Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill I gives a speech as he attends the unveiling of a monument to Orthodox Patriarch Alexy II during his visit in Minsk on October 14, 2012. AFP PHOTO / VICTOR DRACHEV