On Saturday, March 18, the Chairman of the Patriarchal Council for culture, Abbot of the Moscow Sretensky monastery Bishop mark Tikhon (Shevkunov) presented an open lecture "the February revolution of 1917: What was that?". About it reported in a press release received by the editors".ru".
The event was held at the State historical Museum in the framework of the lecture "Historical Sabbath" of the Russian military historical society (rvio).
The full text of the lecture is available the link.
The Bishop reviewed the results of the social surveys that showed that many modern Russians are not able to answer the question "Who and when was overthrown the Bolsheviks?".
According to Tikhon, the young people of Russia should not forget the tragic events of the revolution that led to millions of casualties.
The head of the Ministry of culture of Russia Vladimir Medinsky and the Executive Secretary of the Patriarchal Council for culture, Bishop mark Tikhon signed a plan of joint actions designed to restore youth to the Russian classics. The events will be held in the framework of the project "Pushkin's Union."
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