Vladimir Putin arrived at the House of the Unions’ Hall of Columns, where Vladimir Zhirinovsky lay in state. The President paid his last respects to the leader of the LDPR party, laying flowers to his coffin.
Earlier in the morning, the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow hosted a funeral service for Vladimir Zhirinovsky performed by Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill.
Vladimir Zhirinovsky passed away on April 6 after a long illness, at the age of 75. He will be buried at the Novodevichy Cemetery.