• View of the Transfiguration Monastery. During Soviet years the buildings were used as warehouses and apartments. The monastery started functioning again in 2008. Belev, Tula Region, 2010
  • Father Nikodim, 25, Dean of the Transfiguration Monastery in Belev, Tula region, 2010
  • Crucession at the Transfiguration Monastery in Belev, Tula region, 2010
  • Church service with local parish memmbers at the Transfiguration Monastery.
  • Church interior, Transfiguration Monastery.
  • Church service with local parish members.
  • Interior of a cell.
  • Andrey, a novitiate at the monastery.
  • Refectory of the monastery.
  • Refectory of the monastery.
  • View of the monastery in Belev, Tula region, 2010
  • Refectory of the monastery.
  • Refectory of the monastery.
  • View of the grounds of the Transfiguration Monastery.
  • Father Paramon and helpers drinking tea in father Paramon's room.
  • Interior of living quarters.
  • Valery, a helper at the monastery.
  • Father Nikodim, 25, Dean of the Transfiguration Monastery.
  • View of the Transfiguration Monastery.
  • Father Paramon and Yuri, a helper at the monastery, painting on the banks of the Oka river.
  • Father Paramon and Yuri, a helper at the monastery, painting on the banks of Oka river.
  • View of the Oka river.
  • Father Nikodim, 25, the Dean of the Monastery talking with a member of Parliament of the Tula region.
  • Street scene in Belev.
  • View of the monastery.