All Saints Cemetery in Moscow

Georgian patriarch visits historic cemetery in Moscow

By | January 26th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Georgian Patriarch Ilia II on Friday visited All Saints Church in Moscow. (Photo: Salome Tsertsvadze and Ekaterina Tkachenko.) TBILISI, DFWatch — Georgian Patriarch Ilia II Friday visited the All Saints Church in Sokol, in northern Moscow. The church is the site of a now defunct graveyard where there are buried many well-known Georgians and royals. There has been construction work in […]

How one man tried to save Moscow cemetery

By | May 4th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Georgiy Ramazashvili, a Moscow-based archival researcher, in July 2011 discovered that there was new construction work on a historic cemetery in Moscow where many Georgian royals, nobles and historic persons are buried. After Georgian and Russian media […]

Georgia ignored call to stop destruction of Moscow cemetery

By | May 4th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – The Georgian foreign ministry ignored calls from an activist in Moscow to help stop the destruction of a historic cemetery where royals, nobles and famous persons are buried. All Saints Cemetery contains the graves of Russian and Georgian nobles and […]

Georgia protests destruction of royal grave in Moscow

By | April 12th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani, a prince and writer who lived in the 18th century, is buried at Vsesvyatsky Cemetery in Moscow. TBILISI, DFWatch – The Georgian Foreign Ministry has formally protested against how Russia is treating a royal cemetary in Moscow. Tbilisi believes that authorities in Moscow are going ahead with construction work on the cemetary, which contains the graves of the […]