Another reason to celebrate....
Working group formed by the President of Russia to prepare for the celebration of the 1000th anniversary of the repose of the Holy Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles
12 August 2013 18:29
[Paragraph 1] On July 31, by order of V.V. Putin, President of the Russian Federation, a presidential working group was formed to prepare to mark the 1,000th annivesary of the repose of Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal to the Apostles, Baptizer of Rus, reports Kremlin.ru .
[Paragraph 3] According to the Order: "A Presidential Working Group of the Russian Federation is established to prepare events dedicated to the memory of Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal to the Apostles, Baptizer of Rus; as a collegial body it will coordinate the activities of the federal bodies of state power, autonomous organs of the subjects of the Russian Federation, local self-government organs, religious organizations, cultural and educational associations, and other organizations and associations in preparation for the 1000th anniversary of the repose of Holy Prince Vladimir Equal to the Apostles, Baptizer of Rus'.
[The long last paragraph, #4, deals with the composition of the group which will include DECR chairman Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev and V.I. Yakunin, chairman of Andrew-the-First-Called Fund.]
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