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Mother Maria Skobtsova — now recognized as Saint Maria of Paris — died in a German concentration camp on the 30th of March 1945.
AZOV A town in the delta of the Don River, a short distance from the eastern end of the Sea of Azov, and about 15 miles (25 km.) southwest of Rostov. Azov is one of the oldest towns within Russian territory; it was founded by Greek colonists in the 6th century BCE.
Meanings and Origins of Names. 1] [2 ] AFANAS (Афанас): Short form of Russian Afanasii, meaning “immortal.”
Kiev Pechersk Lavra or Kyiv Pechersk Lavra (Ukrainian: Києво-Печерська лавра: Kyievo-Pechers’ka lavra, Russian: Киeво-Печерская лавра: Kievo-Pecherskaya lavra), also known as the Kiev Monastery of the Caves, is a historic Orthodox Christian monastery which gave its name to one of the city districts where it
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RUSSIAN BALLET ICONS 2018 The 2018 edition of Ensemble Productions’ annual Russian Ballet Icons gala celebrated the 200th anniversary of the legendary Marius Petipa and was performed on February 25 at the London Coliseum.
Vladimir I, in full Vladimir Svyatoslavich or Ukrainian Volodymyr Sviatoslavych, byname Saint Vladimir or Vladimir the Great, Russian Svyatoy Vladimir or Vladimir Veliky, (born c. 956, Kiev, Kievan Rus [now in Ukraine]—died July 15, 1015, Berestova, near Kiev; feast day July 15), grand prince of Kiev (Kyiv) and first Christian ruler in Kievan
The Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate met last week at the Patriarchal residence in Istanbul. The indications are that they were considering granting a tomos of autocephaly to the Ukraine.
It was composed by the head of the Georgian Church, Patriarch Ilya II. He is truly a remarkable person, who has an unprecedented spiritual lifeline connection with his people.
Yaroslav I, Grand Prince of Rus ‘, known as Yaroslav the Wise or Iaroslav the Wise (Old East Slavic: Ꙗрославъ Володимѣровичъ Мѫдрꙑи; Russian: Яросла́в Му́дрый, translit.