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Kazan's Annunciation cathedral, across the street from the Kul-Sharif mosque. Built when tsar Ivan IV conquered Kazan in the mid-15th century, it was closed by the Communists in 1917, its stone bell tower demolished, allowed to fall into ruin, then renovated for 30 years and re-opened for worship in 2005.
LOCATION: Kazan
DATE: Thu, 28/08/2014
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