Puppy velsh Corgi was presented to Patriarch Kirill during his visit to London, where the Primate arrived October 15 at the celebration of the 300th anniversary of Russian Orthodoxy in Britain. The nickname is not chosen. Dog breed Welsh Corgi popular in Britain – partly because I live in the Royal family.
As reported by “Interfax”, the big-eared baby red-white color was presented to the Patriarch on behalf of the parishioners of the Dormition Cathedral in London in a large bag.
“The puppy is stuck the muzzle, looking with interest the new owner, and the Patriarch, known for his good attitude to the animals, smiled widely to the new pet and began to stroke him with both hands on the head,” – said the Agency interlocutor.
Patriarch Kirill is from 15 to 18 October in London with the first ever pastoral visit. It is dedicated to the 300th anniversary of the Russian Church’s presence in the British Isles.
In Russia, the Corgi became widely known because of the publication of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, in which he claimedthat the Vice-Premier of RF government Igor Shuvalov and his wife carry the breed on an expensive private jet that they can not afford it.
The overall cost flights of the aircraft over the year, FBC has estimated nearly 100 million rubles. Bombardier Global Express worth 62 million dollars, but the Bulk in the calculations focused on cost of such flights in the case of a lease of this aircraft using a Private Fly.