Vladimir Putin believes the most important human values are religious values

In an interview with Time, Vladimir Putin said:

“You could say that it is my deep conviction that the moral values without which humankind cannot survive cannot be other than religious values. Now, as regards a specific church or other establishment, that’s a separate matter. As somebody said once, if God exists, he does know that people have different views regarding church.”

Source: Putin Q&A: Full Transcript - Person of the Year 2007 - TIME