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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

At the 201st Russian military base located in Tajikistan, preparations for the celebration of the Orthodox holiday of the Epiphany have been completed.

Traditional Epiphany bathing will take place in the military towns of Dushanbe and Bokhtar. For this event, the servicemen prepared two fonts. In the bathing areas, in order to prevent the illness of the personnel, heating and changing points are equipped, as well as the duty of medical teams is organized.

Solemn night service and procession will take place in the military church of the Iberian Icon of the Mother of God. The rite of the great consecration of water will be performed by Priest Roman Chebonenko, assistant commander of the military base for work with believing military personnel.

Also, at the Lyaur training ground, for believing military personnel who are on field training in combat training, a festive divine service and sprinkling with holy water will take place.

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