Alexander Nevski


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Alexander Nev·ski

 (nĕv′skē, nĕf′-) 1220?-1263.
Russian saint and national hero named after the Neva River, where he defeated the Swedes in 1240.

Alexander Nevski

(ˈnɛvskɪ; ˈnɛf-; Russian ˈnjɛfskij)
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(Biography) Saint. ?1220–63, Russian prince and military leader, who defeated the Swedes at the River Neva (1240) and the Teutonic knights at Lake Peipus (1242)
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Alexander Nevski, told Reuters, "We have to be strong and patient even during the crisis."
ALEXANDER NEVSKI CHURCH THE most impressive and most popular attraction in Sofia, this church was built as a memorial to the 200,000 Russian soldiers who died in the Russo-Turkish War of Liberation (1877-1878).
In the Upper Town, you should visit Toompea Palace, home to the Estonian parliament, the Russian Orthodox Church of St Alexander Nevski, the famous 13th century Dome Church, the Art Museum of Estonia, and the Hate Wall separating the nobility's and merchants' towns.
Eid ul-Fitr/Id al-Fitr - Ramadan ends (Islam) Feast day of St Alexander Nevski
Hundreds of worshippers packed the golden-domed Alexander Nevski cathedral in Sofia for the canonization of the victims of the bloody crushing of an 1876 uprising against Bulgaria s Ottoman rule.
The Passover liturgy will begin at 23:30 in the Sofia cathedral and will be led by Patriarch Maxim, who will then proclaim Christ's Resurrection at 24:00 in the square in front of "Alexander Nevski" with the words "Christ is Risen" (in Bulgarian: "Hristos Voskrece").
She also visited St Alexander Nevski Cathedral, one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in the world.
But if churches ring your bell then the Alexander Nevski Cathedral is the daddy of them all.
Climbing the hill, I get a superb view of St Alexander Nevski cathedral, its golden domes sparkling in the sun.
We visited the beautiful Russian Orthodox Alexander Nevski Cathedral, which is across the street from the imposing Parliament building, and the Lutheran church, which houses a huge collection of wooden family crests.