2016-08-25 10:50:00

Russian servicemen built a church of Karelian pine at Khmeimim airbase in Syria

Moscow, August 25, Interfax - Russian servicemen set up a church in Khmeimim airbase in Syria.

It was built from specially delivered Karelian pine, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu says.

"This place attracts our servicemen, local residents also come here," Shoygu said at his meeting with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.