“Actually, – liberty, equality, fraternity, justice is all laid out in Scripture, it’s all there. And code of the Builder of communism? It’s sublimation, it’s just such a primitive is an excerpt from the Bible, have not invented anything new,” — said Putin.
The announcement came in an interview with the head of state for the making of the film “Balaam”, an excerpt of which was shown in the program “Vesti Nedeli”.
Putin also compared the attitude of Communists to Lenin with the veneration of saints in Christianity: “look, put Lenin in the mausoleum. How is this different from the relics of the saints for Orthodox Christians, but just Christians?”
Putin urged the doubters to go to mount Athos, where the Holy relics: “Yes, and we have here also the Holy relics”.