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Source: Pravoslavie.ru According to acting director of the Department for Inte-rethnic and Inter-denominational Relations and Work with the Public Associations of the Sakhalin region Vitaly Zagorodny, in the neare future two islands of the Kuril chain in Russia’s Sakhalin region will be named in honor of two holy hierarchs, reports the Prikhody (“Parishes”) website with reference to the Oblastnaya Gazeta (“Regional Newspaper”) of Irkutsk. “St. Innocent (Veniaminov) first stepped on our land in August 1861, when his ‘Gaidamak’ clipper on which he was sailing from Nikolayevsk to Kamchatka was cast ashore,” V. Zagorodny related. “Several years ago we began to run…