Russia Reconstructing Star Street in Bethlehem, Leading to Jesus’ Birth Place

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Sputniknews - 14/5/17 Russia is funding the reconstruction work in the historic center of the city of Bethlehem, where Jesus was born according to the New Testament. BETHLEHEM (Sputnik) – The Russian government has allocated $4 million to Palestine for reconstruction work in the historic center of the city of Bethlehem, where Jesus was born according to ...

Russian President and head of Palestinian National Authority open Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Bethlehem

On 26 June 2012, Russian President Vladimir Putin and head of the Palestinian National Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, took part in the opening of the Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Bethlehem, official site of the President reports. Attending the ceremony were Sergei Stepashin, chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society, who accompanies Russian President in ...

Chief of the Commission for Foreign Politics within the Palestinian National Council on a Visit to the Romanian Patriarchate

9/9/2011 The Press Office of the Romanian Patriarchate informs us: On, 9 September 2011, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church received at the Patriarchal Residence Mr. Dr. Nabil Shaath, chief of the Commission for Foreign Politics within the Palestinian National Council. The Palestinian official was accompanied by His Excellency Mr. Ahmad Bader Aqel, ...

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with the President of the Palestinian National Authority Mahmoud Abbas

On 29 August 2011, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with the president of the Palestinian National Authority Mr. Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah. In a cordial friendly talk they discussed cooperation of the Russian Orthodox Church with the Palestinian National Authority, the situation in the Middle ...

Russia’s Audit Chamber chairman S. Stepashin visits Holy Land

19.10.2010 A Russian Federation delegation led by Mr. S. Stepashin, head of the Audit Chamber and chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestinian Society (IOPS), began their visit to the Holy Land on October 12, 2010, on the occasion of the 10000th anniversary of the founding of Jerico. The delegation includes A. Saltanov, deputy foreign minister and presidential ...