Site news 8.08.2016
August 8, 2016, Rybinsk. – On August 7, within the scope of all-Russian celebration of the 320th anniversary of the Russian Navy and in honor of the 15th anniversary of Admiral Fyodor Ushakov glorification in the Russian Orthodox Church community of Saints, the Admiral reliquary with holy relics arrived in Rybinsk for the first time. By the decision of the organizing committee of the All-Russian religious procession with the holy relics of Admiral and with the assistance of Bishop of Rybinsk and Danilov Veniamin, on August 8 from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. the holy relics were delivered to NPO Saturn – as a token of respect to the 100th anniversary of the budget-making company and to its employees, to provide the possibility to worship the holy relics of the countryman glorified in the community of Saints – Fyodor Ushakov, superior Admiral of the Russian Navy, native-born of the village of Khopylevo, Rybinsky District. Among the people escorting the cortege were Bishop of Rybinsk and Danilov Veniamin and archimandrite Innokentii, father superior of the Sanaksar Nativity of Mary monastery, where the Admiral reliquary with the holy relics are kept.
When greeting the audience Master Veniamin said: “Saint righteous Fyodor Ushakov was not only an unconquerable warrior, who had not lost any sea battle, but a decent Christian, who had always shown concern of the fellow men. We can and should model ourselves on him”.
NPO Saturn Managing Director Viktor Polyakov called the delivery of the Admiral reliquary ‘a highly significant event’: “Since recently out Company has been directly involved in the development of domestic naval programs; and the today’s moment of history encourages us to make more efforts for successful implementation of these programs for the benefit of the whole country. Let this holy thing remind us of the moral responsibility of each person for the assigned task, which is very important in the world of intensive development of technologies focused on scientific knowledge”.
The religious procession with the holy relics of the righteous warrior Fyodor Ushakov has been initiated from Sanaksar to pass by Rybinsk, Saint Petersburg, Voronezh, Krasnodar to the Black Sea, Kerch and Savastopol. The delivery of the relics to the budget-making company of Rybinsk is the first one on the sacred procession route. The day before, on August 7, a cortege with Saint righteous Fyodor Ushakov reliquary was welcomed in Rybinsk, the Admiral’s motherland, by acting governor of the Yaroslavl Region Dmitry Mironov, mayor of the Rybinsk city Denis Dobryakov, Chairperson of the Sevastopol legislature Ekaterina Altabaeva, and numerous representatives of the executive and legislative authorities of the region. Hereafter, on August 8, the holy relics of the righteous warrior Fyodor Ushakov will be delivered to the village of Khopylevo, Rybinsky District to the Holy Theophany Sanctuary on the Island, where in 1745 the future naval commander was baptized. On August 9, the religious procession will be met in St. Petersburg where during several days the Admiral reliquary will stay at the Kazan Cathedral.
Scientific Production Association Saturn (NPO Saturn) PJSC is an engine-manufacturing company specialized in the design and development, production and after-sales service of gas turbine engines for military and commercial aviation, for power generation and gas compression units as well as for ships and vessels. NPO Saturn PJSC is a part of United Engine Corporation (UEC) and is the leader of the Commercial Engines Division, a business unit of UEC.
United Engine Corporation (JSC) (a Rostec State Corporation company) is an integrated organization specialized in the design and development, serial production and after-sales service of engines for military and commercial aviation, space programs, the Navy as well as for the oil and gas industry and power generation. One of UEC’s prioritized fields of activity is the implementation of comprehensive programs of development of the industry’s companies by introducing new technologies meeting the world-class standards. In 2014 revenues of the corporation amounted to RUB 199,9 billion.
Rostec State Corporation is a Russian corporation established in 2007 in order to facilitate the development, manufacturing and export of high-technology industrial products of military and commercial application. The corporation comprises 663 companies, which form 9 defense-industrial and 6 civil industry holdings as well as 32 direct control companies. The Rostec portfolio spans such renowned brands as AVTOVAZ, KAMAZ, Russian Helicopters, VSMPO-AVISMA and others. Rostec’s subsidiaries are located in 60 regions of Russia and deliver their products to over 70 countries worldwide.
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