July 8th is Family, Love and Fidelity Day in Russia…

On July 8th, Russia is celebrating Family, Love and Fidelity Day. This has always been the day to commemorate St. Peter and Fevronia of Murom, the patron saints of family happiness. The idea of turning it into a national holiday came from residents of Murom, an ancient city on the Oka River 280 kilometers from Moscow. Here, Prince Peter fell in love with an ordinary peasant woman Fevronia and married her; they lived a long happy life and died on the same day…

Neat holiday…

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