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Russia 30 Jul 2016


"Orthodox Warrior" camp takes place in Diveevo, the center of pilgrimate for Orthodox Christians in Russia, 31 July, 2016. The relics of one of the most revered saints, St. Seraphim, is celebrated on the 1 of August, attracting pilgrims from all across the country. The partcipants of the camp train not only in martial arts and tactical training, but unite under their Orthodox faith. Various competitions are held throughout the week, including Cossack dagger training and military tactical training. Attendees come from all across Russia, including regions like Stavropol.