MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In military units and organizations directly subordinate to the High Command of the Navy, on the territory of 14 constituent entities of the Russian Federation, traditional festive events dedicated to the Epiphany of the Lord took place. More than 11,000 military personnel, members of their families and civilian personnel, who expressed a desire to visit Orthodox Churches and places of Epiphany bathing, took part in solemn services, religious processions and Epiphany bathing, which took place throughout Russia. The main command of the Navy, the leaders of all levels, took all measures so that the desire of military sailors and members of their families to participate in the feast of the Epiphany was fully ensured.
These days, solemn divine services and water-blessing prayers were held in the temples of the Pacific Higher Naval School named after S.O. Markov in Vladivostok, the Black Sea Higher Naval School named after P.S. Nakhimov in Sevastopol, the Baltic Naval Institute named after F.F. Ushakov in Kaliningrad, as well as higher educational institutions of the Military Educational and Scientific Center of the Navy “Naval Academy named after N.G. Kuznetsov” in St. Petersburg. Religious processions with the participation of military personnel of the High Command of the Navy took place in Kronstadt and the city of Saki.
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