The Hermitage News

Ceremony marking the anniversary of the “the expulsion of the enemy from the borders of Russia”

Published on 25 of December 2019

On 25 December 2018, the anniversary of the publication of the Manifesto on “the expulsion of the enemy from the borders of Russia”, the traditional thanksgiving service was held in the Church of the Vernicle – the Great Church of the Winter Palace. Archpriest Vladimir Sorokin, Dean of the Prince Vladimir Cathedral and the Church of the Vernicle, performed a requiem with mention of the names of the heroes of 1812.