Soldiers takes part in a ceremony marking adoption of Christianity, in the town of Stavropol

 
Soldiers takes part in a ceremony marking adoption of Christianity, in the town of Stavropol
Soldiers take part in a ceremony marking adoption of Christianity, in the town of Stavropol, July 28, 2010. Russia officially celebrated a new holiday on Wednesday marking its conversion to Christianity in 988, the latest Kremlin boost to an Orthodox Church that has grown increasingly powerful since the fall of Communism. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko (RUSSIA - Tags: RELIGION POLITICS)