Skip to comments.Russian Defense Ministry Hands Back Orthodox Church Property
Posted on 02/12/2013 6:57:56 AM PST by marshmallow
MOSCOW, February 11 (RIA Novosti) A seminary turned military aviation school is to be handed back to the Russian Orthodox Church, the Defense Ministry has announced, as part of the ongoing return of church property taken over by the state in Soviet times.
Five buildings making up the Kirov Military Aviation Technical School, located in the city of Kirov near the Urals, will be given over free of charge to the Russian Orthodox Churchs Vyatka Diocese to be used in accordance with the purposes of the activities of a religious organization as established by its founding documents, according to an order published late last month on the Defense Ministrys website. The timeframe of the transfer is not yet clear.
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