Patriarch Kirill presented a church award to the official involved in Navalny's poisoning
This is reported by Portal-Credo citing the Patriarch's press service.
In particular, the Order of the Blessed Prince Daniel of Moscow, III degree, was awarded to the head of the presidential Department for internal policy Andrey Yarina, a graduate of the St. Petersburg University of the Ministry of internal affairs of Russia.
According to the decision of the Council of the European Union of October 14, 2020, "Andrey Yarin is responsible for encouraging and providing support to persons who committed or were involved in the poisoning of Alexey Navalny with the Novichok nerve agent, which, according to the convention on the Prohibition of chemical weapons, is the use of chemical weapons.
In this regard, Andrey Yarin was among the persons against whom the EU and the UK imposed personal sanctions.