At the international airport Vnukovo-1 landed the plane with the delegation of St. Andrew Foundation, delivered in Moscow a particle of Fertile fire from Jerusalem, reports “RIA Novosti”.
In Russia the fire brought in a special lampstands a special flight, created on the basis of those that was used to transport the Olympic flame, the Agency said.
Then the Holy fire will be handed over to Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill, who will hold an Easter service at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. Also particles of the Shrine will be delivered in thousands of parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in Russia.
Earlier on Saturday, at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of St. Andrew Foundation Vladimir Yakunin have set fire to the oil lamp from the Patriarchal fire.