A photo taken on May 28, 2016 shows the Russian St. Panteleimon Monastery, in Mount Athos on 28 May, 2016 where the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin will visit. / AFP / SAKIS MITROLIDIS
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Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday wraps up a two-day trip to Greece by visiting the monastic community of Mount Athos, one of Orthodox Christianity's holiest sites.Putin, who has often talked about his strong Orthodox faith, will join celebrations for the 1,000th anniversary of the Russian presence at the ancient, all-male monastic community of Mount Athos.Putin will fly to Thessaloniki and will reach the remote peninsula by boat, accompanied by Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias.
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