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Today in History, Oct. 3

Denikin and Ilyin are buried at the Donskoy Monastery in Moscow. Arseni

8 years ago today, on Oct. 3, 2005, over 2,500 gathered in Moscow in order to be present at the reburial of General Anton Denikin and philosopher Ivan Ilyin. Both men fled Russia after the October Revolution, but expressed the wish to be buried in their native country in their will.

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