The construction of the temple of the Armed forces gathered 1,266 billion

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage in fotobounce the main temple of the Armed Forces of the Russian FederationThe construction of the temple of the Armed forces gathered 1,266 billion© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage the image Bank

More than 1 billion 266 million rubles have been collected for the construction of the main temple of the Russian Armed forces, the newspaper of the armed forces of Russia «Red star».

«He (temple) is based on voluntary contributions – on account of the charity Fund «Resurrection» has already transferred over 1 billion 266 million rubles», — writes the edition.

Previously, the main temple of the armed forces in honor of the ascension of Christ was announced by the Russian defense Minister, army General Sergei Shoigu. He made the first donation in a specially created charity Fund «Resurrection». The idea received the blessing of his Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill. The construction of the temple will be exclusively on voluntary donations from the personal funds of military personnel, their families, and all concerned citizens and organizations. The temple complex will be built on the territory of Military-Patriotic Park «Patriot».

Exactly six years ago, on 6 November 2012, Sergey Shoigu was appointed defense Minister.

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