Alexander Veraksin

Picture of Alexander Veraksin

Date of Birth: 10/22/1872

Age: 46

Citizenship: Russia


Belarusian. He graduated from the Vitebsk DS, ordained a priest in 1896. He served as a priest Berezvechskogo convent (was a historical sketch of the Monastery) and church art. Deep in Disna. Vilna province. Since the beginning of the Troubles in 1905 has organized Glubokovski NRC Division, which served as chairman. Soon he gained credibility among the Russian population of the region, especially among the peasants. In 1907 he was elected to the State III. Duma of the Russian population of Vilna Province. Right faction member, member of the National Education and the Administrative Commission. He was one of the initiators of the preparation of the draft law on parochial schools, actively participated in the struggle for its adoption by the Duma. He received special recognition when one loud call was heading to the podium Trudovik deputy Karavaeva, who liked to stress that he was sitting in prison for the benefit of the people, "hard labor", which caused a scandal in the Duma. Because of love to the empty language of liberals in the Duma speeches he acted with the requirement to reduce the time of the debate in the Duma. He was a member of the deputation of the right faction, which turned 14 November 1908 the Minister of Justice Ivan T. Shcheglovitov to intervene and reverse the decision of Kiev court to acquit murderers Jewish Brodsky.

During the split in the NRC supported NE Markov, May 23, 1910 elected a candidate member of the Main Board of the NRC. He took an active part in the activities of the Union. March 25, 1911 at the NRC meeting, made a speech on "The participation of the clergy in the political activities of the state." April 24. at the NRC meeting, he made a speech on the true content of "civil liberties." He stressed that the freedom of conscience, in fact became "freedom of conscience", "She has removed us from the church, separated from the faith"; "She brought up the fact that pagan shrine built in the capital, close to our holy things." Regarding the freedom of speech and the press, he said that it led to the fact that "all our dear, dear destroyed all Russian insulted with impunity." Next freedom - freedom of association, "resulted in the freedom of association malicious people leading their destructive against the state and society work under the guise of different societies." freedom of the individual result was an unprecedented rise of egoism and pride in the community, "a freedom of action as a logical consequence of all the previous freedoms became a freedom of violence against life and property of neighbors." He summed up the disappointing "Freedom appealed to the slavery of sin."

In addition to the NRC took an active part in the Russian National Union`s activities to them. Archangel Michael (RNSMA) helped to organize lectures in courses for workers created at RNSMA 1-Russia economic Workers` Union; He was a member of the editorial board of the "Book of Russian sorrow." April 19. 1912 was elected a member of the All-Russian Congress of the Council of Ustroitelnogo. Member of Congress supporters Markov (4-th All-Russian Congress of the Union of Russian People in St. Petersburg on May 14-16, 1912) and the 5th All-Russian Congress of Russian People in St. Petersburg, 16-20 May 1912, which elected a member of the Commission to examine the credentials of delegates Congresses.

After the revolution, he lived in the city of Cherkassy Kiev province. By Fr. information. M. Polish, was martyred for Christ - was hung on the gate of his house. Glorified Russian Orthodox Church in the Council of Bishops in 1981.