Putin takes part in opening of monument to Russian Tsar Alexander III in Crimea
On November 18, Russian President Vladimir Putin took part in the opening of a monument to Russian Tsar Alexander III on the grounds of the Livadia Palace in Yalta, Russian news agencies reported.
According to media reports, the following officals attended the ceremony: the Plenipotentiary of the Russian president to the Southern Federal District, Vladimir Ustinov; the Kremlin-controlled head of the Crimea, Sergey Aksyonov; the Russian Governor of Sevastopol, Dmitry Ovsyannikov; the Metropolitan Lazar of Simferopol and the Crimea; and the Mufti of the Muslims of Crimea, Emirali Ablaev.
“Alexander III loved Russia, and believed in it. And in opening a monument …read more