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Cathedral Controversy ‘Symbolic’ as Russia Marks Russian Revolution Centenary

An iconic cathedral in Russia’s Saint Petersburg has seen weekly protests from residents opposed to the government’s decision to turn over the cathedral’s museum to the Russian Orthodox Church.  The move comes at a symbolic time as Russia marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, which overthrew the monarchy and led to church property being nationalized under an atheist, communist state.  VOA Correspondent Daniel Schearf reports from Saint Petersburg.

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