MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, took part in the consecration ceremony of the temple in the name of the Archangel Gabriel, the heavenly patron of the electronic warfare (EW) troops, in the 32nd military town in Yekaterinburg.
The church is located in one of the buildings of the town. The commander of the troops thanked Metropolitan Kirill of Yekaterinburg and Verkhoturye, who consecrated the temple.
The parish was given the image of the Nativity of Christ in memory of the consecration. Also, the temple will keep the icon of the Savior Not Made by Hands, transferred from the main temple of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation to the 18th EW Brigade.
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