The celebrations dedicated to the 80th Anniversary of the Russian Imperial Union-Order were continued on 31 October 2009 in Saint Petersburg.
At 12 p.m. o’clock the Commander of the RIU-O Sir George Fedoroff took a shot from a gun of the St. Peter and Paul’s fortress of Saint Petersburg. After the shot carillon of the fortress’ clock played the melody of the Hymn of the Russian Empire “God, Bless the Tsar”. Then trooping the colour by the soldiers of the fortress’ garrison was made. [To read more and to look photos]