Saturday, July 14, 2012

Memorial Complex Opens in Tatarstan

On 10 July local officials and religious leaders in Tatarstan, a member republic of the Russian Federation, opened a memorial complex in honor of the sinking of the Bulgaria cruise ship near the site of the tragedy in which one hundred twenty-two people died. The memorial complex includes both a Russian Orthodox chapel and a Tatar Muslim mosque and was opened on the anniversary of the disaster. More in Russian here.

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