Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov explained to some of the churches baptized the parents of Vladimir Putin. Previously, because of conflicting information in the media started a heated discussion on this topic, after there was information about where the head of state celebrated Christmas.
We will remind that on the eve of the Kremlin officially reported that Vladimir Putin arrived in the Church of the Holy and righteous Simeon the God-receiver and Anna the Prophetess in St. Petersburg to participate in the Christmas service. The information sounded in mass-media it was said that here in 1911 baptized the parents of the Russian leader.
The bloggers remembered that in 2011, when Vladimir Putin was appointed Chairman of the Russian government, he met Christmas in Turginovo Tver region in the Church of the Holy virgin and then the media wrote that Putin’s parents were baptized there.
In this regard, in the vast Runita, and in some media has started debates concerning different information on this issue. However, in the evening in the Kremlin all the conspiracy theories dispelled.
“There is no contradiction. In the Tver region baptized, Putin’s mother Maria Ivanovna, and in the Simeonovsky Church on moss street in St. Petersburg – his father, Vladimir Spiridonovich,” reports TASS words of Dmitry Peskov.
The Agency States that preserved an extract from the book Simeon Church, which States that the baptism of the father, the Russian leader attended the farmer Spiridon Putin, Ivanov and his lawful wife Olga Ivanova, and the sacrament of baptism was celebrated by Archpriest Vasily Speransky with Cantor Vladimir Vladimirov.