11 bells with sayings of Alexander Nevsky brought the pilots of the military space forces of the Russian Federation on the Russian military airbase “Kant” in Kyrgyzstan for a military Orthodox Church, reports the press service of the Central military district of the armed forces.
Bells reflected on the famous saying of the great Russian commander canonized: “we Must strengthen the defense in the West, and to look for friends in the East”, “Not in force God, but in truth” and others. On 820-ton bell-the bells depicts the emblem of the Russian airbase in Kant.
The consecration of bells, cast in Moscow colocalisation plant LITEX, scheduled for October 23 – day of the 13th anniversary of the formation of this military unit, said in a statement.
The official opening of the Russian airbase in the Kyrgyz city of Kant was held on 23 October 2003. This database is the aviation component of the Collective rapid deployment forces of Central Asian collective security region of the CSTO and performs tasks to ensure the security of the territory and airspace of States parties of the CSTO.