Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra

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Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra:

see Sergiyev PosadSergiyev Posad
, formerly Zagorsk
, city (1989 pop. 115,000), central European Russia. It is a rail terminus and a handicraft center known for wood carvings and toys. Manufactures include farm machinery, lacquers and paints, textiles, and furniture.
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, Russia.
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During his stay in the country, which will last more than a week, Patriarch Bartholomew will visit many of Russia's Orthodox sites, including the Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra, the most important Russian monastery and spiritual centre, the Valaam Monastery in Karelia, and St.