News media are reporting that President Uchtdorf and Elder Anderson, in Moscow, “visited a historic Baptist church where Ezra Taft Benson — then the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture and later the LDS Church president — spoke a half-century earlier in what was then the Soviet Union.”

To read a contemporary account of then-Elder Benson’s visit and his moving blessing on the people of Russia, see Keepa’s post from last July 3: An Apostle’s Testimony in Soviet Russia, 1959.

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