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In pictures: Orthodox Mass in Yekaterinburg

The religious revival in Russia is on display in the city where Tsar Nicholas II and his family were killed during the Russian Revolution.

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Worshipers kiss the cross held by Orthodox Priest Alexei Kulberg during a service at The Bolshoi Zlatoust Church (translates as the "Big (or Great) Chrysostom" Church) in Yekaterinburg, Russia, January 15, 2014.

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Orthodox Priest Alexei Kulberg holds a cross at The Bolshoi Zlatoust Church in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

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Worshippers attend a mass in the Church on Blood (the spot where Tsar Nicholas II and family were killed) in Yekaterinburg, Russia, January 14, 2014.

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Mass in the Church on Blood, (the spot where Tsar Nicholas II and family were killed) in Yekaterinburg, Russia, January 14, 2014.

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Mass in the Church on Blood, (the spot where Tsar Nicholas II and family were killed) in Yekaterinburg, Russia, January 14, 2014.

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A worshiper attends mass in the Church on Blood (the spot where Tsar Nicholas II and family were killed) in Yekaterinburg, Russia, January 14, 2014.

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Worshippers attend a mass in the Church on Blood (the spot where Tsar Nicholas II and family were killed) in Yekaterinburg, Russia, January 14, 2014.

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A worshiper attends mass in the Church on Blood (the spot where Tsar Nicholas II and family were killed) in Yekaterinburg, Russia, January 14, 2014.

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Worshippers attend a mass in the Church on Blood (the spot where Tsar Nicholas II and family were killed) in Yekaterinburg, Russia, January 14, 2014.

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Mass in the Church on Blood, (the spot where Tsar Nicholas II and family were killed) in Yekaterinburg, Russia, January 14, 2014.

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Father Alexey Kulberg, an outspoken Orthodox priest at Yekaterinburg’s Bolshoi Zlatoust Church. Father Alexey praises Vladimir Putin, saying his ‘ideology for developing Russia coincides with the direction of the Russian Orthodox Church.’

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