PROPOSAL TO REBUILD IPATIEV HOUSE WHERE ROYAL FAMILY WAS MARTYRED COMES ON EVE OF 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS DESTRUCTION

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Orthochristian.com -Ekaterinburg, Russia - 22/9/17 Today marks the 40th anniversary of the razing of the Ipatiev House in Ekaterinburg, where Tsar Nicholas II and his family were martyred on July 17, 1918. Royal Russia reports that the anniversary was marked by the September 19 opening of the “Ipatiev House: From Destruction to Repentance” exhibition at the Tsar Spiritual and ...

Russian blogger arrested for 2 months for playing Pokémon Go in church

RT - September 2016 A 21-year-old blogger from the city of Yekaterinburg in Russia's Urals has been arrested for two months, after he posted a video on YouTube showing him playing the popular augmented reality game in an Orthodox church. Although hunting for the fictional creatures has been quite "successful" in regard to the number of Pokémon the ...

Sermon by Metropolitan Philaret (Voznesensky) on the Royal Family

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - July 2016 At one time, even fairly recently, the date July 17 in the so-called “new style,” was marked as a day of sorrow, because on this day the Russian people and the Russian diaspora remembered the great evil ...