Fifteen years ago, on December 12, 1997, President of Russian Federation signed a decree to postpone the post number one honor guard from Lenin's Tomb to the Unknown Soldier's Tomb that started maintained by newly founded The Presidential Regiment. No matter of a season, weekend or state holiday, the very well trained kremlin soldiers provide impressive ceremonial of guard mounting hourly from 8am to 8pm every day.
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Hot News from Moscow by Arthur Lookyanov
Started yesterday heavy snowfall brought for many people look of Winter Fairy tale on Moscow streets, but at the same time it caused almost collapse on the roads with many miles of traffic jams on main highways and small streets as well due huge amount of snow that fell during the past 24 hours.
An outstanding, bright and colorful event, the second International «Circle of Light» festival took place in Moscow from the 28th of September to the 2nd of October. It’s and remarkable and extraordinary event that shows the habitual face of Moscow in a different light. Circle of Light is a real transformation of space and buildings in the city with the help of lighting technologies and artists’ talent. The main idea of this year’s festival is «The Energy of life». The first «Circle of Light» festival was held in 2011 and was given a huge media scope...
On Tuesday, September 4th, 2012, after several months of intensive renovation, it was provided official ceremony with a speech of Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev devoted to re-opening of Triumphal Arch in honor of the great celebrations of 200th anniversary of Borodino Battle that happened on September 7th, 1812. The Arch of Triumph is the symbol of the Glory of Russian Army and People defended Motherland in Patriotic war 1812 from French invasion and who beat Napoleon in Paris in 1814...
After tour of Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad (Russian Jerusalem), on the way back to Moscow city, Allen and Leann, my American Orthodox clients decided to buy gifts from the famous church factory Sofrino to their priest and Orthodox church of St. Innocent in Georgia, USA. This tour was planned and happened right on the day of 23rd anniversary from their wedding.