LIVE: Orthodox Christmas service in Moscow \\ Putin attends service in Veliky Novgorod (Mixed feed)

Hundreds of worshipers have gathered in the iconic Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow for the Orthodox Christmas service headed by Patriarch Kirill. Russian President Vladimir Putin is celebrating the holiday in the city of Veliky Novgorod.

Commentary is provided by Sergei Brun, academic fellow at the Museum of the Russian Icon in Moscow, and RT news anchor Nadira Tudor.

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