June 17, 2010

Patriarch Kirill Is Most Respected Person In Russia

Russians Trust Patriarch Kirill The Most – poll

Moscow, 17 June 2010, Interfax – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia heads the rating of people most trusted in Russia made up by the Synovate international research company.

The majority of participants in the poll held in various regions of Russia chose the Patriarch when answering the question "Whom do you respect more?" the Komsomolskaya Pravda daily reported on Thursday.

The second place in the rating was given to observer Vladimir Pozner, while the third one was shared by film director Nikita Mikhalkov, pediatrician Leonid Roshal and anchors Leonid Parfenov and Tina Kandelaki.