MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
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For Orthodox Christians, Easter is one of the most anticipated holidays.
An Easter service was held in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. It was attended by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the Mayor of Moscow Sergei Sobyanin… The service was performed by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. By the beginning of the service, the Holy Fire was delivered to the temple from Jerusalem.
Bright Resurrection of Christ – Easter – this year is celebrated on May 2. For Orthodox Christians, this is one of the most anticipated holidays, preceded by several weeks of strict fasting. On this day, it is customary to treat relatives and friends with Easter cake and give each other Easter eggs.
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