CONCERT DEVOTED TO PYOTR TCHAIKOVSKY’S 175TH BIRTHDAY AND 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE VICTORY IN GREAT PATRIOTIC WAR HELD AT CHURCH OF CHRIST THE SAVIOUR

On May 10, 2015, after the liturgy at the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia attended the concert given at the church square. It was devoted to Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s 175th birthday and the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. Present ...

HONORING OF THE VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II TAKES PLACE IN ST. NICHOLAS CHURCH IN NEW YORK

On 28 March 2015, the Youth Department of the Patriarchal parishes in the USA arranged a festive concert dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War. Invited were the veterans of war and home front workers residing in the city, their relatives and members of the patriarchal parishes in the ...

Deepening ethnic rifts reshape Syria’s towns

By Alexander Dziadosz and Oliver Holmes - 22/6/13 IDLIB PROVINCE, Syria, June 21 (Reuters) - The villages that dot the valleys and terraced hills of Syria's northwest used to epitomise the country's diversity. Each one was dominated by a different religion or sect. The settlements coexisted - sometimes peacefully, sometimes less so - for centuries, a ...