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Novodevichy Monastery in the evening

Novodevichy Monastery in the evening. Russian Orthodox female monastery of the Church in Moscow. Novodevichy Monastery was founded by Grand Prince Vasily III in 1524 – in honor of the Smolensk Icon of the Mother of God "Odigitriya". Is simultaneously a active monastery and a branch of the State Historical …

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