The expert of the Russian military historical society (RVIA) Nikita blizzards stated that modern history and archaeology easy to refute the doubts of foreign historians of the veracity of the battle of the Neva 15 July 1240, despite the fact that in the Scandinavian sources, no mention of the battle there.
Wednesday marks the 780 anniversary of the battle on the river Neva between the Novgorod army under the command of Novgorod Prince Alexander Yaroslavich and Swedish army. Later this battle was called the battle of the Neva. For generalship, boldness, and courage in the battle of the Neva, the people called the Prince Nevsky.
The first production of strategic nuclear submarine (NPS) of the improved project 955A "Borey" - "Prince Oleg" - it is planned to transfer the Navy (Navy) in December 2020, told RIA Novosti on Monday the head of the United shipbuilding Corporation (USC) Alexey Rakhmanov.
On the eve of Severodvinsk (the plant "Sevmash") was signed the act of acceptance-transmission of the Russian Navy, the lead ship of this project submarine "Prince Vladimir".
Resurrection Cathedral or the main temple of the Russian Armed forces was opened to public access the Day of memory and grief – June 22. The RIA Novosti correspondent visited the Cathedral together with the head of the arts Council for the construction of Archpriest Leonid Kalinin, and found the meaning of the symbolism of the Cathedral as the main temple of the Armed forces can reconcile believers and atheists.
Entering the temple-meets-huge – gold – the figure of "Christ is Risen" against the blue-black sky. "Night, only that the risen Christ over the city of Jerusalem, with one hand bless us, and the other holds a sealed scroll, in which the mystery of the next century," Leonid Kalinin, who also heads the expert Council of the Russian Orthodox Church on Church art, architecture and restoration.
The exhibition "Heavenly patrons of the Army and Navy of Russia" opened on Sunday in the Moscow military-Patriotic Park "Patriot", told RIA Novosti one of the organizers - Director of the charitable Foundation named after Fyodor Ushakov, Igor Nikolaev.
"Last year, in Kronstadt, we made a small exhibition about the saints - the patrons of the army and Navy. The leadership of the Ministry of defence really liked this project. And here is our exhibition opened near the main temple of the Russian armed forces, even in the day of his consecration," - said Nikolaev.
Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia will perform on Sunday, the consecration of Resurrection Cathedral – the main temple of the Russian Armed forces.
The temple and the war Museum was erected in the Moscow Park "Patriot" for the 75th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war. They planned to open on Victory Day, but the consecration of the Cathedral was postponed because of the epidemic of the coronavirus.
Head of Karelia Arthur Parfenchikov has invited President of Russia Vladimir Putin to look for new objects of the Valaam monastery.
"We certainly continue to work on the program of revival of Russian shrines of our Valaam monastery. Currently, we have begun to restore Herman's monastery, a fairly well-preserved Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky, built in the early XX century. This is the last skit that was included in the jurisdiction of the Valaam monastery," said Parfenchikov at the meeting with Putin.
Orthodox Christians Sunday, the 50th day after Easter, celebrate one of the biggest religious holidays - the Holy Trinity Day (Pentecost). Celebrations will take place in the conditions existing in Russia of restrictive measures due to the spread of the coronavirus in different regions, they can vary in hardness.
The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill on this day will celebrate the divine Liturgy in the Church of St. Prince Alexander Nevsky in the same skete near Moscow Peredelkino.
The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill has called "a unique time" for spiritual growth period of the pandemic and encouraged to use it "to understanding their lives and change for the better."
"We are at a unique time when not one, not two, not ten, not a thousand, and the world was given the opportunity to focus, to think about their lives, their sins, turn to God, to repent