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In St. Petersburg the Military academy of communication has participated in a traditional religious procession in Day of Alexander Nevsky


In St. Petersburg the Military academy of communication has participated in a traditional religious procession in Day of Alexander Nevsky


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In Day of the heavenly patron of the Northern Capital Alexander Nevsky has passed a religious procession from Kazan Cathedral to Alexander Nevsky Square in St. Petersburg. More than 100 cadets of Military academy of communication headed by the chief of Military academy of communication lieutenant general S.V. Kostarev have taken part in him. Together with the Kazan icon of the Mother of God on the trunk main of St. Petersburg have carried by an ark with a right hand of the prelate Spyridon of Trimythous — relics of the Saint delivered to the city for worship. The prayful procession along Nevsky Avenue has taken place for the sixth time and has brought together about five thousand people. At noon at a monument to Alexander Nevsky the thanksgiving has been served. Also celebrated veterans of the Great Patriotic War — gentlemen of the Order of Alexander Nevsky. Celebrations a cultural festival in the Metropolitan garden of Monastery have continued. Spravochno: This city holiday originates in the 18th century — on September 12, 1724 Peter I has personally transferred Alexander Nevsky's relics from Vladimir to St. Petersburg. Later under the decree of the empress Catherine II the religious procession has been founded, but with arrival of the Soviet power the tradition almost for 90 years was interrupted. She has renewed in 2013.
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