Over 15,000 believers take part in holy procession marking Day of Baptism of Rus

Source: KyivPost
Natalya Mihailova | 27 July 2017
More than 15,000 believers took part in the events dedicated to the celebration of the Day of Baptism of Rus, which took place in the Volodymyrska Mount and Kyiv Pechersk Lavra Monastery in Kyiv, no incidents have been reported.

The situation in the venues of the celebrations was controlled by 3,500 policemen and soldiers of the National Guard of Ukraine, including policemen with service dogs and bomb-disposal experts, the press service of the Kyiv police reported on July 27.

Photo: RIA Novosti Ukraine/Evgeniy Kotenko

Photo: RIA Novosti Ukraine/Evgeniy Kotenko

“During the events, no serious violations of public order have been registered,” the police said.

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