Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Stalin icon appears in Strelnya church
27.11.2008 13:03
Stalin icon appears in Strelnya church

An icon depicting Soviet leader Joseph Stalin has appeared in a church of Leningrad district's city of Strelnya, Novaya Gazeta reported Wednesday.
      
      The church's Beneficiary Evstafy Zhakov said the legend has it that Stalin would often hold discourse with Blessed Matrona of Moscow. And that is the scene depicted on the icon. However, church visitors didn't think it was a good idea and the icon was placed in the church's remote corner.
      
      Beneficiary Zhakov explained that he sees Stalin as one of the nation's fathers, no matter how bad he was. He does not believe Stalin was an atheist.
      
      The recent events are far not surprising though, some suggest even canonizing Stalin. Stalin is believed to be responsible for 20 million deaths.
      
      Source: www.lenta.ru
      


Tags:      

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Alphabet of Moonlight. Exhibition of Boris Grebenshchikov in Erarta
15.01.2018
Actor Mikhail Derzhavin Passed Away
10.01.2018
Wall Memorial to Sergei Kapitsa Unveiled in Moscow
15.02.2018
Sincere and Radiant Personality, Singer Ludmila Senchina Passed Away
26.01.2018
Most Influential Figures in Russian Art Listed
29.12.2017







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Flowers Delivery

search on the map
TAGS:
Pushkin Museum of Fine Art  Russian Rock Music  Republic of Karelia  Kabardino-Balkaria  Varvarka Chamber  Primaries  Russian business  Museum Night  Nartkala  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Mobeewave  Russian International  Theatre Festivals  Archeology  Old Russia  Tsaritsyno  Nikolai Garin-Mikhailovsky  3D Scanning  Ghost the Musical  Fairs in Moscow  Painting  Russian history  Borislav Brondukov  Bolshoi Theatre  Spacecrafts  terrorism  Russian Ball  Tula  Modern Art  propaganda  Moscow  Exhibitions in Moscow  Flea Markets  Russian Astronauts  Yaroslavl   Russian tourism  Buryatia  Russian opposition  Mammoth  Russian journalists  VKontakte  Russian Museum  Russian travel industry  Russian Cinema  Alexander II  Rossia 10   Anomaly  Extreme tourism  Russian Literature  Russian banks 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites