Religious procession in Kiev: participation to 65 thousand believers

Крестный ход в Киеве: участие приняли до 65 тысяч верующих

The procession of the UOC-KP in Kiev

In the procession on July 28, according to alternative estimates, took part from 30 to 65 thousand people.

In Kiev on Saturday, 28 July, held a procession in honor of the 1030-th anniversary of the Baptism of Kievan Rus, which was attended by around 65 thousand worshippers. This was announced by first Deputy interior Minister Sergei Yarovoy.

To patrol mass gatherings were involved 2,5 thousand militiamen.

“As of 13:00 in the procession was attended by about 65 thousand people. The situation is calm and controlled,” – said Spring.

As reported by the journalist Oleksiy Dovbush on his page on the social network Facebook, part in the procession was attended by about 30 thousand people.

“For 30 thousand people with primitive minds today blocked the center 3-million city. How long?” – he wrote.

 

 

We will remind, on July 27, in the center of Kiev held a procession of the UOC-MP. Event organizers said about 250 thousand people. The police, however, counted significantly less faithful – to 20 thousand.

 

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