April 28, 2013 — 10:39
In Sevastopol in Hersonissos taken from Donetsk, Ukraine’s largest 13-ton bell to celebrate the 1025th anniversary of the Baptism of Kievan Rus’.
Today, with the car platform bell lifted by crane and installed near St. Vladimir‘s Cathedral, near the place where on April 27, 988 Grand Prince Vladimir baptized.
A few months near the cathedral to be built the same belfry, which was previously on the Chersonese, and on July 28, marking the 1025th anniversary of the Baptism of Kievan Rus, hoisted on the belfry bell will be consecrated.
On the bell there are a few signs, in particular, that it is dedicated to 1025th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia. It also says "the cast grateful descendants of St. Vladimir," "Equal of the Apostles of the Holy Great, Prince Vladimir, pray for us."
In preparation for the 1025th anniversary of the Baptism of Kievan Rus’ in the national reserve "Chersonese" will be celebrated as the 100th anniversary of the return of the bells in Hersonissos, which was taken during the Crimean War in France and called in Notre Dame.