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Patriarch Alexy II Buried in Epiphany Cathedral of Moscow

Patriarch Alexy II was laid to rest on Tuesday in the Epiphany Cathedral of Moscow. After the litia lead by Metropolitan Kirill the coffin with the body of the 15-th Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church was lowered into the grave.

The funerals of Patriarch were attended by about 100,000 people including Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, President of Byelorussia Alexander Lukashenko, President of Moldavia Vladimir Voronin, Head of Serbia Boris Tadic, President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan , President of South Ossetia Eduard Kokoity and President of Abkhazia Sergey Bagapsh.

Access to the grave of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia in the Elohovsky Cathedral of Moscow will be open until Wednesday, December 10.
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