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Moscow authorities close down Orthodox soup kitchen

June 09, 2011

The city council in Moscow has ordered an Orthodox parish to close down a soup kitchen that feeds dozens of homeless people.

The city council said that the soup kitchen harms the image of the city of Moscow. The parish is located near the mayor's office.

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  • Posted by: - Jun. 09, 2011 8:27 PM ET USA

    "The city council said that the soup kitchen harms the image of the city of Moscow." Shuttering a soup kitchen doesn't?