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In the Dmitry Donskoy Guards Airborne Regiment of the Tula Guards Airborne Formation, a ceremony was held to hand over to the military temple of the same name on the territory of the regiment a piece of the belt of the Most Holy Theotokos and particles of the relics of Saints Alexander Nevsky, Matrona of Moscow and John of Shanghai, located in four images.

A liturgy was served in the church, after which four icons with relics were handed over to the assistant commander of the regiment for work with believing military personnel.

At the end of the service, the paratroopers of the Tula guards unit of the Airborne Forces bowed to the icons with the holy relics.

The ceremony was attended by the command and personnel of the unit, as well as representatives of the Charitable Foundation in honor of the Martyr Boniface.

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