Russian admirals praised in Stavropol Territory

Russian admirals praised in Stavropol Territory

According to the press service of the head of Stavropol Territory, the solemn unveiling ceremony of the monument Glory to the Russian Admirals has taken place in Mikhaylovsk, in Stavropol Territory. The event was held on the territory of the spiritual and educational center 'Admiral'. Governor Vladimir Vladimirov also attended the ceremony.

He laid flowers at the monument and delivered his speech, in which he noted the importance of opening sites in perpetuation of the historical memory of the people.

"We are proud of our country and the feats of our forefathers, who shed their blood so that today we could live under a peaceful sky. We remember that. Let us never break off ties between generations and newborn patriots in Stavropol!" governor's website cites STV.

Then a solemn liturgy was held and the consecration of the mosaic icon of Fyodor Ushakov, the Russian admiral, who was canonized by the Russian Orthodox Church as a saint. The event was held by Stavropol and Nevinnomyssky Metropolitan Kirill.

The monument to Fyodor Ushakov is a center of the sculptural colonnade with busts of Russian admirals in different periods of time, including the Crimean War in 1853-1856, the commander of a squadron of the Black Sea Fleet, Admiral Pavel Nakhimov. His descendant Alexander Nakhimov also attended the opening ceremony and expressed his congratulations to Stavropol.

The monument of Fyodor Ushakov is a center of the sculptural colonnade with busts of Russian admirals in different periods of time, including the Crimean War in 1853-1856, the commander of a squadron of the Black Sea Fleet, Admiral Pavel Nakhimov. His descendant Alexander Nakhimov also attended the opening ceremony and expressed his congratulations to Stavropol.

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