Laurae: Order of Friendship of Peoples, Order of St. Mesrop Mashtots, Order of Friendship, Jubilee Medal "50 Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945", Jubilee Medal "65 Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945", Medal "In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow", Order of the Republic, Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" I class, Order of St. Sergius of Radonezh 1st class, honorary doctor of the Voronezh State University, honorary doctor of Saint Petersburg State University, Order of Bethlehem, Q104823879, Order of Friendship, Order of Alexander Nevsky, Order of St. Andrew
Natus est Leninopoli in urbe, in familia sacerdotis. Ab anno 1965 in seminario clericali Leninopolitano, deinde in academia clericali eiusdem urbis studebat. Die 3 Aprilis anni 1969 factus est monachus. Anno 1970, studiis apud academiam completis, gradum candidati theologiae recepit.