Past event

Invitation Only

Research Event

The Role of the Orthodox Church in Russia

Chatham House, London

Russia and Eurasia Programme, New Faces from Russia, Russia's Domestic Politics

Participants

Vladimir Legoyda, Chairman, Synodal Information Department, Moscow Patriarchate

Overview

The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) is one of the largest churches in the world and its leader, Patriarch Kirill, is among the most prominent figures in Russia. Vladimir Legoyda will offer his view on ROC’s role in contemporary society and the issues it is likely to face in the near to medium term. He will offer introductory remarks for approximately 15 minutes, followed by an hour for questions and discussion.

Attendance at this event is by invitation only.