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Russia: Holy Fire arrives to Moscow from Jerusalem for Easter02:10

Russia: Holy Fire arrives to Moscow from Jerusalem for Easter

Russian Federation, Moscow
April 30, 2016 at 23:55 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Holy Fire arrived at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport from Jerusalem on Saturday, ahead of Orthodox Easter celebrations going into Sunday.

The Holy Fire is being brought to Moscow and dozens of other Russian cities by a delegation of Russia's St. Andrew Foundation, headed by its Chairman of the Board of Trustees Vladimir Yakunin.

From Moscow's Vnukovo Airport the Holy Fire will be taken to the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in time for an overnight service led by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.

Earlier in the day, thousands took part in the Holy Fire ceremony inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

Russia: Holy Fire arrives to Moscow from Jerusalem for Easter02:10
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The Holy Fire arrived at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport from Jerusalem on Saturday, ahead of Orthodox Easter celebrations going into Sunday.

The Holy Fire is being brought to Moscow and dozens of other Russian cities by a delegation of Russia's St. Andrew Foundation, headed by its Chairman of the Board of Trustees Vladimir Yakunin.

From Moscow's Vnukovo Airport the Holy Fire will be taken to the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in time for an overnight service led by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.

Earlier in the day, thousands took part in the Holy Fire ceremony inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.