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The main temple of the Russian Armed forces was opened early at the request of parishioners. The reason is in the press release of defense Ministry received by “Tape.ru”.
“The official opening was scheduled on June 25, however, it was decided to open the complex today, as wishing to visit the complex of gathered not a little. For several hours in the Parking lot of the Museum complex was built around three thousand cars”, — stated in the material.
The Museum complex was visited by more than 10 thousand inhabitants of Moscow and Moscow region. One of the first there came the Yugoslav and Serbian film Director Emir Kusturica.
The opening of the main temple of the Armed forces took place on 22 June. At the event, in particular, was attended by President Vladimir Putin, defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill.
The Cathedral and the military Museum was erected in the Moscow Military-Patriotic Park “Patriot” for the 75th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war. It was planned to hold an opening ceremony for Victory Day, but the event had to be postponed because of the pandemic coronavirus. The temple was built on donations of citizens and organizations received by the charity Fund “Resurrection”. The construction has raised more than three billion rubles.
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