Zaokski Theological Seminary / Zaokskaya Seminariya Adventistov (Zaokski village, Tula Region, RU)

A coeducational college and ministerial training school established in 1987 in the Tula Region of Russia. In the early days of perestroika , the leaders of Seventh-day Adventist work in the USSR submitted their seventy-sixth petition to the Council on Religious Affairs requesting permission to begin a correspondence school in religion. They were told that this would be impossible because they had no place to do so. Subsequently, a proposal was made to construct a small building adjacent to a building already in the Tula church’s possession. There an education center, publishing department, and headquarters for the church in the Russian republic could be set up. When this was not allowed, they found property near Zaokski, 45 miles (70 kilometers) from Tula and 75 miles (120 kilometers) fr...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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43 A Rudneva street
Zaokski village
Tula Region