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Russian PM to visit Mount Athos Thursday

TAGS: Religion, Politics

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin will on Thursday visit the monastic community of Mount Athos in northern Greece, reports say.

According to sources, Mishustin will stay at the Panteleimon monastery, where most of the monks are Russian, until Friday.

Mount Athos is a male-only religious community that consists of 17 Greek monasteries, one Russian, one Bulgarian and one Serbian.

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