Fire rips through famous 16th century Moscow monastery where former Russian leader Boris Yeltsin and playwright Anton Chekhov are buried

March 16, 2015 4:29 AM

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These dramatic photographs show a huge fire breaking out last night in the bell tower of a Russian monastery dating from the 16th century.

The blaze at the Novodevichy Convent in Moscow broke out late yesterday in wooden scaffolding surrounding the tower as it undergoes restoration.

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