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Servicemen of the Leningrad Army of the Air Force and Air Defense of the Western Military District celebrated the Nativity of Christ everywhere.

At the point of permanent deployment of the air defense division, ceremonial formation took place, at which the assistant commander of the division for work with believers, Father Oleg, congratulated the servicemen, after which he held a prayer service and personally congratulated those servicemen who could not attend the service while on alert.

Servicemen of a separate helicopter regiment (Pushkin) took part in the festive liturgy in the church of St. Sergius of Radonezh, and were also able to confess and receive a blessing.

Solemn events on the occasion of the Nativity of Christ were held in all separate military units and divisions of the Leningrad Army of the Air Force and Air Defense in compliance with measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection.

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