The Russian chapel under Vrsic became more than a place of godliness and a symbol of deep friendship between the Slovenian and the Russian people. "This became part of our moral and civilization commitment to provide a peaceful and safe life for this and future generations," said Dean Gidan, chairman of the National Assembly, at the 103st anniversary of the chapel.
As the President of the National Assembly explained at the ceremony Deyan Jidan, The chapel reminds us of more than a hundred years and brings an invaluable historical message to generations before us who were aware of the fragility and value of peace and ruthlessness of the suffering of all wars. That is why we need to learn from him about a better future, said Gidan, who is also an honorary sponsor of this year's traditional memorial ceremony.
Today the world is changing at an unimaginable speed, and we are confronted with many unknowns about the future, "Gidan warned, adding:Transnational phenomena influence the dynamics of conflicts in the world and represent a growing direct burden for the entire international community, and we always demand new responses and coordinated action. "
He is convinced that in international politics we can no longer afford destructive models and that, at the crucial moment in which we live, we need courage to deal with the true nature of the problems, not to postpone them in this way we deepen. The Jew believes that the challenging goals that are in the best interests of the wider community can be realized in dialogue and responsible behavior.
Considers that multilateral frameworks, while consolidating their legitimacy, credibility and effectiveness, still reflect the needs of the modern international community. The partnership between Slovenia and Russia, which is particularly valuable nowadays, is based on the desire for a multidimensional understanding of trade, security, development and other policies, Gidan said.
Sharek and Pahor also attended the Russian delegation's ceremony
A crowd of over a thousand people gathered at a ceremony in the chapel, in memory of the Russian prisoners of war gathered on the road over the Varsic Pass. The events organized by Slovenia-Russia included the official delegation of Russia and the Russian Orthodox Church and numerous businessmen and politicians headed by the President of the RepublicBorut Pahor and the Prime Minister Marian Sarak,
Head of the Russian Delegation, Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Communications Konstantin Noskov He pointed out that the Russian Chapel is the basis of the common memory that has been preserved for decades by our ancestors and must be preserved for descendants. He also thanked the Slovenes for taking care of the chapel.
"Not only do I see real actions that lead to the preservation of this symbol of our common memory, I also feel this warm, honest attitude that you cultivate towards the Russians and I believe that these are mutual feelings"Noskov said, adding that we will soon receive another symbol of friendship between the two nations, and in Moscow they will mark a monument to Slovenes who died on Russian soil during the two world wars.Our common historical memory is a guarantee of peacekeeping not only on the European continent but also around the world"said Neskov.
In honor of the 100th anniversary of Ljubljana University
This year, the celebration also celebrated the 100th anniversary of Ljubljana University. As he recalled hundreds of years ago, due to the then political reality that still limited the dimensions of the human mind and humanism, numerous Russian emigrants – scientists, experts and cultural workers – who significantly enriched Slovenian scientific, academic and cultural space.
The story of their lives should be understood as calling on Russia and Slovenia to continue to jointly create the future of prosperity and development, he called the Jew. President of the University of Ljubljana Boštjan Botas Kenda, who recalled how the open university was accepted by prominent Russian professors, is convinced that the Slovenian-Russian ties, which were arranged more than 100 years ago, will continue to survive in the future.
The Russian chapel under Vrsic was built in 1916 by the surviving Russian prisoners of war in memory of the deceased companions who, during the construction of the road above Vrsic, dipped the avalanche. In memory of the avalanche avalanche, Russian prisoners in a forest under Vrsic have themselves set up a wooden chapel in Orthodox style. In 2006, the chapel was completely restored.