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Moscow Patriarch evokes St. George as Russia commemorates V-E Day

May 10, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: Commemorating victory over the Nazis in World War II, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow said that “while many celebrate the end of the war on May 8, Victory Day for us is May 9, the memorial of St. George martyr, protector of the Russian armies . . . Even our Marshal Zukov, who entered Berlin at the head of the Soviet army, his name was Georg.”

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