« The Right Reverend Matthew, Bishop of Sourozh and representatives of the Sourozh Diocese took part in a solemn reception on the occasion of the Day of Russia. »

On June 13, 2018  a reception on the occasion of the state holiday - the Day of Russia, took place at the Residence of the Ambassador of the Russian Federation in London.

The festive event was attended by His Grace Bishop Matthew of Sourozh, members of the Church Council of the Dormition Cathedral, representatives of various parishes of the Diocese of Sourozh.

The reception was attended by the clergy of various Christian denominations, diplomats, prominent politicians, representatives of business and business circles, associations of compatriots, cultural figures and journalists.