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There were incompatible versions of Spring (3.0) and Hibernate (4.0).
At present, everything is working with Spring 3.0.5.RELEASE + Hibernate 3.3.2.GA.
The only problem - Dialect class not found: "org.hibernate.dialect.PostgreSQLDialect" (it works only without this property), but it's behind the scope of this topic.