Five million people came to the temple

Пять миллионов людей пришли в храм

Service of rule 14 thousand temples

Became known, many Ukrainians took part in the Christmas services.

Almost 14 thousands of churches across Ukraine in the night from 6 on 7 January we had services, which were attended by about 5 million Ukrainians. About it reports a press-service Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine with reference to the first Deputy Minister Sergey Yarovoy.

“Public safety and law and order near the temples provided more than 18 thousand employees of the National police and the National guard. About 7 thousand law enforcement officers were involved in the protection of public order on the streets,” – said Yarovaya during a meeting with first Deputy Chairman of the National police – the chief of criminal police by Vyacheslav Abroskin.

According to him, festive events were held without significant violations of public security and order.

“The event passed without extraordinary events. The personnel of the national police, machardie, state border service and the state emergency service, enlisted in the Christmas night, their assignment handled. Law enforcement officers will work in emergency mode until the completion of all actions”, – said the first Deputy Minister.

Abroskin reported that divisions of gschs carried out 860 visits, and by border agencies at the service were about 8 thousand people. “Employees of the State border service have drawn up and passed more than 200 thousand people and about 47 thousand vehicles. The guards spotted 10 operations Interpol and transferred offenders in Netpolicy” – said Spring.

Recall, January 7 the Orthodox and Greek Catholics in Ukraine celebrate Christmas.

As reported, on December 25 in Ukraine for the first time officially celebrated Christmas according to the Gregorian calendar.