MORE THAN 75,000 CHILDREN RECEIVED FREE FOOD DURING GREAT LENT IN RUSSIA

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Pravoslavie.ru - 22/4/17 From February 1 to April 15 the Rus’ Foundation distributed free food products from the Lyubyatovo company to more than 75,000 needy children in ten regions of Russia, reports Foma. More than 2 million breakfast cereals, cookies, and crackers were distributed in Moscow and the surrounding areas, St. Petersburg and the surrounding region, Voronezh, ...

Relics Of Russian Orthodox Saint Set To Spend Six Months In Space

The influence of the Russian Orthodox Church in the country

RFELF - Robert Coalson & Lilya Palveleva - September- October 2016 After spending nearly nine decades forgotten in a Moscow storeroom during the Soviet era, some relics of Russian Orthodox St. Serafim of Sarov should soon be circling the globe aboard the International Space Station (ISS). When the next mission to the ISS blasts off, a box ...

RESTORATION COMPLETED AT THE CHURCH OF ST ALEXANDER NEVSKY IN WUHAN – CHINA

On 6 August 2015, the House of Russia-China Cultural Exchange opened at the restored building of the Church of St Alexander Nevsky in the city of Wuhan, China’s Hubei Province. Among those who took part in the opening ceremony were Metropolitan Georgy of Nizhny Novgorod and Arzamas; Mr. Mikhail Babich, Plenipotentiary Envoy of the President ...

Fire in bell tower of Nizhny Novgorod cathedral extinguished

Fire in bell tower of Nizhny Novgorod cathedral extinguished

Interfax-religion Nizhny Novgorod, March 12, Interfax - The fire in the bell tower of the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Nizhny Novgorod has been extinguished, the regional branch of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry said in a press release. “The open fire was extinguished at 12:31 p.m. No one was killed or injured,” it said. The city’s emergency ...

Russia’s third largest bell ready for Nizhny Novgorod

13.03.2012 The Baltic Shipbuilding Plant in St. Petersburg has executed a unique order from the Nizhny Novgorod Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church. The foundrymen of this company cast a giant bell called "Cathedral" - the third heaviest bell in Russia. On March 12, the bell was delivered to the customer. The work on the order continued ...

Nizhny Novgorod University students visited Dormition Church in Beijing

The Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas 17/7/2011 On July 16, 2010 Fr. Sergei Voronin, priest-in-charge of the Church of the Dormition of the Theotokos in Beijing met with a group of students from Nizhny Novgorod State University named after NI Lobachevsky (Faculty of International Relations). Students, who are interning in China at the ...

Successful French photographer says singing of Athos monk inspired him to become a monk

*** His works are exhibited in Nizhny Novgorod Moscow, March 22, Interfax - Photographer Gerard Gascuel who worked with Marcel Marceau and Salvador Dali and now is Hieromonk Gerasim says he decided to become a monk after hearing an Athos monk singing. "I was 33 when editor in chief of an influential Japanese magazine sent me ...