Huge project of the Russian Church and State
Russian state and Russian Orthodox Church began a cooperative project of building of the 200 new churches in Moscow, says the website Orthodoxy and the World. This is the largest joint venture in Russia's recent history.
The preparation of documentation, determination of construction sites, construction coordination and regulation of methods of financing the construction are in progress. To run this project, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church has appointed Bishop Tikhon of Podole, who is also the president of the Financial Administration of the Moscow Patriarchate.
Source: Diocese of Backa