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Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg: the Romanov Family Murder Site
Ipatiev House is the third place besides Ganina Yama and Verkhnaya Sinyachikha connected with the death of the Romanovs. Here the emperor Nicholas II was shot down with his wife and children. This tragic historic event became the reason for building the Church on the Blood on the same territory. The cathedral is not only a spiritual haven, but is also a museum and a spot, where everyone can try to ring the church bells during the Easter week.
--20-12-2011--
Russian Sacred Places: Nilov Monastery - The Healing Source
Nilov Monastery is not just an active male monastery on the island among the waters of lake Seliger, but also one of the principal Christian sacred places, where an amazing nature beauty unites with the old architectural works. It creates a unique atmosphere of Nilov Monastery, which attracts many Orthodox piligrims here every year.
--20-12-2011--
Russian Sacred Places: Optina Monastery - a Spiritual Oasis
It is hard to overestimate the importance of Optina Monastery in the history of Russia. The cloister is a bright example of the process of spiritual revival, which arose in the country in the end of the 18th century.
--20-12-2011--
Russian Sacred Places: The Mystery of Solovetsky Monastery
The monastery situated on the remote islands is a real incarnation of solitude and mystery.
--20-12-2011--
Russian Sacred Places: The Pearl of the Russian Golden Ring - Sergiev Posad
Sergiev Posad is a place where meditative and spiritual elements combine with industrial economics,trade,science and secular culture,which make it a very special Russian city.
--20-12-2011--
Russian Sacred Places: An Overview
A green hill, a little church under blue sky... Have you ever been to Russain convents? These are the places of peace and solitude, where you can enjoy the beauty of Russian nature, see the arcitecture of Old Russia and, perhaps, get closer to discovery of the famous mystery of Russian soul.
--20-12-2011--
White Stone Architecture of the Old Rus
The Old Rus has left us its amazing white-stone monuments of architecture; the magnificent cathedrals of Vladimir and modest churches of the Moscow Region, constructed of white limestone, embodied their epoch with the stone handwriting of builders. White stone was one of the basic building materials in Old Rus' in the 12th -15th cc and played a key role not only in the Old Russian architecture, but in the history of the Old Rus as well.
--01-09-2011--


News:

800 Million Rubles Allocated for Restoration of Convent
Nearly 800 million rubles have been allocated by the authorities for restoration of the nearly burnt Novodevichy Convent in Moscow.
--05-07-2015--
Outpost of Old Russia to be Reconstructed in Tambov
Historians and churchmen will start reconstruction of the Trinity Tsni Monastery, which once served as an outpost of Old Russia.
--05-07-2015--
Shrines of Russian North Displayed in Moscow
The exhibition Russian North will be opened in Moscow from December 22, 2014.
--19-12-2014--
$1 Million Worth Stolen Icon Found in Moscow
The RF criminal investigation department has found the 16th century Icon of Christ Not Made by Hand, which is $1 million worth.
--17-12-2014--
12th Century Frescos Found in Veliky Novgorod
Fragments of unique ancient frescos have been found in the St. George Monastery of Veliky Novgorod.
--12-12-2014--
hapel on Mount Mitridat to Be Reconstructed in Kerch
The sepulcher chapel of the former Kerch town governor Ivan Stempkovsky at the top of Mount Mitridat will be reconstructed.
--28-10-2014--
Flooded Belltower Seeks Help in Tver Region
Administration of the Tver Region gathers signatures for restoring a ruining architecture monument.
--22-10-2014--
Archangel Michael Cathedral in Sochi May Turn to Be Ancient
The Archangel Michael Cathedral in Sochi was constructed on the base of an ancient temple.
--15-10-2014--
Gunman Shoots People in Russian Church, 2 Killed
A gunman opened fire in an Orthodox church on the Sakhalin Island in Russias Far East, killing two and injuring six people, the local church authority said on Sunday.
--10-02-2014--
12th Century Church Discovered by Archeologists in Smolensk
Researchers of the Archeology Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences have found and unearthed an Old Russian church of the 12th century in Smolensk.
--18-06-2013--
Another Historical Monument to Appear in Moscow
Recently the working group of the Commission at Moscow Government held a meeting in Moscow.
--27-02-2013--
Restoration of Belltower of Uspensky Cathedral Started in Tula
Works on laying of the foundation of the belltower of the Uspensky Cathedral has been started in the Tula Kremlin.
--09-11-2012--
Remains of Pre-Mongolian Church Found in Smolensk
Archeologists carrying out digging works on the site of a residential house have found ruins of a church of the pre-Mongolian period.
--01-11-2012--
Federal Monument Turns into Dump in Pskov
Ruins of the 16th century Epiphany Church in the Finsky Park in Pskov have been turned into a dump: the monument now looks like a vaulted cave.
--31-05-2012--
Saviour Zlatoverkhy Church in Tver to be Restored
The Saviour's Transfiguration Cathedral (aka Saviour Zlatoverkhy) blown up in 1935 will be restored in Tver.
--13-05-2012--
Church Exploded in 1964 to be Reconstructed in Moscow
Transfiguration of Christ Church of the 18th century was the last church blown up by Soviet authorities in Moscow.
--07-02-2012--
Craftsman Creates Miniature Masterpiece of Wooden Architecture
Kursk handicraftsman Grigory Unishikov has created a miniature copy of a Kizhi church constructed 300 years ago.
--25-01-2012--
Russians Spend 15 Hours in Queue to Christian Shrine
More than 16,000 pilgrims from different parts of Russia and other countries line up these days around the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow to worship one of the most revered Christian shrines, the Mother of Gods Belt.
--23-11-2011--
Cincture of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Arrive in Moscow
The sacred relic will appear in the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on November 19. It has already been in St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don and other cities, where thousands of believers came to worship the holy object.
--17-11-2011--
Archeologists Unearth Medieval Church in Murmansk
Remains of the ancient Pechenga Church constructed by St. Tryphon in the first half of the 16th century have been discovered in the course of archeological excavations in Pechenga Settlement of the Murmansk Region.
--03-08-2011--
The Lightning Damaged the Church in Suzdal
The architectural monument of the 18th century was damaged as the result of the strong stroke of lightning.
--25-07-2011--





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