“They are the spiritual support of our troops on the eve of such a serious test ( “Peace Mission – 2012.” ). “
[Why do Russian troops in Tajikistan need such a spiritual empowerment before these anti-terrorism war games?]
As said in the press service of the Central Military District, “the power of Matrona of Moscow directed to the church-chapel, located on a military base. They are the spiritual support of our troops on the eve of such a serious test. “ On the occasion of delivery of the relics in the church, the chapel served a prayer service and Akathist, during the day all orthodox military and civilian personnel can connect to touch the relics.
The SCO includes Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, the status of observer organizations are Iran, India, Mongolia and Pakistan. Will all participants to patronize Matron exercises, participants, or Muslim or Buddhist appoint other patron saints, is not specified.