In Limassol, Cyprus, the Russian Consulate celebrated National Unity Day
On Saturday in the city of Limassol in Cyprus in front of the building of the Russian Honorary Consulate solemn events were held in honor of the Russian state holiday of National Unity Day and the celebration of the Kazan icon of the Mother of God, with the participation of Russian compatriots and supporters of Russia, said the coordinating council of Russian compatriots of Cyprus.
“There was a presentation of the educational exposition “The People’s Unity of Russia” in Russian and Greek. Multimeter colorful posters about Russia and its centuries-old and modern history, testifying to the mighty traditions of state and public administration, spiritual wisdom and rich multinational culture, placed in the city street, attracted the attention of many Cypriots and foreign tourists,” the statement said.
The event opened with a festive prayer service with the blessing of Metropolitan Athanasios of the Cyprus Orthodox Church of Limassol. Welcoming speech was made by Minister Counselor of the Embassy of Russia in the Republic of Cyprus Andrei Panyukhov.
“We stand at a historic juncture, the most dangerous and unpredictable, and at the same time important decade since World War II is ahead. But we know that the real power is in the truth. And it is on Russia’s side. Ultimately, as has always been the case since the days of Minin and Pozharsky, the fate of Russia, its progress and prosperity are in the reliable hands of the multinational people, in its unity and unity,” he said.