In January 2024, the Diocese of Banja Luka of the Serbian Orthodox Church received 11 crosses for the Transfiguration of the Russian-Serbian Church in Banja Luka (Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina).
As part of the project, one large cross, four crosses of the small dome, a bell tower cross, three crosses over the entrance, a cross over the passage, and a cross of the parish house were made and delivered to Banja Luka.
All products were manufactured by the Predslava construction and restoration company (Russia). This company has its own multidisciplinary production and a staff of qualified specialists, and is also known for the geography of its work: the company's products are represented in many cities of Russia, as well as countries near and far abroad, such as Kazakhstan, Serbia, Germany, Bulgaria, Moldova, Latvia, the Republic of Belarus, South Africa, France and India.
The work on the manufacture and transportation of crosses to the Republika Srpska of Bosnia and Herzegovina was funded by the Foundation for the Support of Christian Culture and Heritage.
The Transfiguration Russian-Serbian Church in Banja Luka and the Spiritual and Cultural Center of the Banja Luka Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church are being built according to a project prepared in 2017-2018 by specialists of the Moscow Architectural Institute based on architectural solutions of the Chudov Monastery in Moscow.
The temple will have three side chapels: in the name of the Transfiguration of the Lord, the Royal Passion-Bearers of the Romanovs and St. Peter the Great. Simeon and Savva of Serbia, the founders of the Nemanich dynasty. It is also known that the temple will be dedicated to the memory of St. Nicholas II and his family.
The construction of the temple began in 2018 and is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2024. Upon completion of the construction work, the interior work in the temple and the Spiritual and Cultural Center is expected to be carried out with the support and participation of the Russian side.