Consul General of Russian Federation visits Holy Trinity Monastery and Seminary
On May 17, 2010, Andrei Konstantinovich Yushmanov, Consul General of the Russian Federation, visited Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary and Holy Trinity Monastery. Archpriest Vladimir Tsurikov, Dean of the Seminary, who had delivered an official invitation during his attendance of the Easter Reception at the Russian Consulate in New York, met the distinguished guest and introduced him to the different sites of the monastery and seminary. Mr. Yushmanov was able to visit the Holy Trinity cathedral, the St. Job of Pocaev church, and the two monastery cemeteries. Of special interest was the visit to the Seminary’s archives, museum and library. On this occasion, an exhibit from several archival collections was prepared for Mr. Yushmanov to view, among them documents from the Russian All-Military Union, as well as from the collections of V. K. Abdank-Kossovsky, General S. V. Denisov, General P. N. Krasnov, the Kornilov Shock Regiment, the Russian High School in Paris, and the correspondence of the famous writer I. S. Shmelev. During the meeting, Mr. Yushmanov and Fr. Vladimir discussed several questions relating to the preservation of historical resources as well as topics pertaining to the history of the Russian emigration and the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia.