In Novosibirsk opened a monument to Nicholas II

© Photo : Nikita Davidarquette of the monument to Emperor Nicholas II and heir — Tsarevich Alexey in Novosibirsk. 16 July 2017In Novosibirsk opened a monument to Nicholas II© Photo : Nikita Davydenko

Monument to Emperor Nicholas II and heir — Tsarevich Alexei — opened on Sunday in Novosibirsk at the Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky, according to the Novosibirsk Metropolia of the Russian Orthodox Church.

«In Novosibirsk, in the territory of the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral at the South gate, the solemn opening and consecration of the monument to the Emperor Nikolay Aleksandrovich and the sovereign heir Tsarevich Alexis», — stated in the message, which States that the monument is open to the 99th anniversary of the execution of the Royal family.

Immediately after the consecration of the monument in town was a youth procession dedicated to the memory of the Holy Nobleborn princes Peter and Fevronia and the Day of family, love and fidelity. The monument was opened under a hymn of the Russian Empire «God save the Tsar!». The monument was consecrated by Metropolitan of Novosibirsk and Berdsk Tikhon.

In the Archdiocese noted that the monument to Nicholas II it was decided to build «pursuant to the recommendation of the Holy Synod». At the initiative of Novosibirsk was established the organizing Committee and announced the collection of funds for the construction of the monument. Novosibirsk to 1926 was called Novo-Nikolaevsk.

In April, commenting on statements in the media information about the plans for the installation in the city of monument to Emperor Nicholas II, the mayor of Novosibirsk Anatoly Lokot said that he did not know about this, in a city administration with this initiative, no one asked. Then he said that if the monument will be installed on the territory of the ROC.

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