The wedding ceremony was first performed in the Main temple of the Russian Armed forces – the ceremony was a veteran of world war II with his wife, said on Wednesday the defense Ministry.
"Kovalev, Anatoly Fedotov and Irina I. a married couple who have been together for 58 years. They had been through the war as children, but managed to survive all the difficult moments of that time", – said in a release.
Anatoly Nikiforovich – a veteran of the great Patriotic war, the blockade of Leningrad. Irina I. a veteran of labor, the Secretary of the veterans ‘ movement of the Moscow Committee of war veterans.
Irina Kovaleva has admitted that it is very symbolic to their families: "the Whole family is military. I’ve dreamed of this for 15 years, and here I thought that finally, our dream come true".
The wedding ceremony was held by the sacristan of the main temple of the armed forces of the Bishop of Klin Stefan. The ceremony was attended by the children and grandchildren of Iryna and Anatol.
"to get Married marriage is a special responsibility, and in this marriage you give part of each other. This, of course, not the last wedding in the Main Church, and there is a certain pride to be married in a place that is the object of cultural heritage of our country," the Bishop said, quoted by the war Department.