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In the garrisons of the Strategic Missile Forces, located from Tver to Irkutsk regions, servicemen, members of their families and civilian personnel of the Strategic Missile Forces celebrate Christmas.

There are more than 30 churches and chapels on the territory of the Strategic Missile Forces garrisons.

For the first time, the Christmas service will be held in the Church of St. George the Victorious, erected in the outgoing year on the territory of the military town of the Novosibirsk missile formation.

In the main garrison of the Strategic Missile Forces – Vlasikha near Moscow – in the Church of the Holy Great Martyr Barbara of the Patriarchal Compound at the headquarters of the Strategic Missile Forces, most of the servicemen and their families take part in the Christmas events.

On Christmas Eve, all the preparations for the feast of the Nativity of Christ were completed in the churches, a Christmas nativity scene was installed, as well as all the necessary decoration of the temple from flowers and spruce branches, a festive fir tree was decorated.

The rector of the Patriarchal Compound, Archpriest Mikhail Vasiliev, will hold a solemn service in the church on the night of January 6-7 in the presence of servicemen and their families.

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