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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

Kuban military forces of the southern military district (SMD) celebrated the eve of the Epiphany by bathing in consecrated water.

On the parade ground of the military town of military engineers has installed capacity of 1.5 thousand liters Before ablution assistant commanders for work with the faithful soldiers father Tikhon organized procession from the field of the Church and blessed the font.

The font was equipped in a similar ladder, installed platforms, and tents for changing. In the tent, mobile medical facility maintained heat the flasks with the prepared uzvar and kutya.

The event was attended not only soldiers, but also their family members and civilian staff of the compound. Only about 1 thousand people.

Upon completion of the ritual washing of one of the young recruits soldiers decided to take the sacrament of baptism, which took place in the field Church.

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