website=[http://www.patriarchia.ru/ Russian Orthodox Church]
Russian Orthodox Church''', also referred to as the '''Moscow Patriarchate''', '''Russian Church''' and the ''' Church of Russia''', is one of the [[autocephalous]] Local Orthodox Churches, ranking fifth after the Churches of [[Church of Constantinople|Constantinople]], [[Church of Alexandria|Alexandria]], [[Church of Antioch|Antioch]], and [[Church of Jerusalem|Jerusalem]]. It exercises [[jurisdiction]] over the Orthodox Christians living in the former member republics of the USSR and their diasporas abroad. It also exercises jurisdiction over the autonomous [[Church of Japan]] and the Orthodox Christians living in the People's Republic of China. The current Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia is His Holiness [[Kyrill I (Gundyayev) of Moscow| Cyril I]].