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 Christianization of Kievan Rus-Ukraine anniversary: Moscow Patriarchate Orthodox Church-goers marched towards Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra after public prayer. VIDEO&PHOTOS

Security measures were strengthened in downtown Kyiv over celebration of the anniversary of the Christianization of Kievan Rus-Ukraine and the procession of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate dedicated to it. The Moscow Patriarchate church-goers from all around Ukraine gathered in the Saint Volodymyr Hill Park to take part in the solemn church service held by the Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) Onufry.

As reported by a correspondent for Censor.NET, after the prayer, the believers joined the sacred procession heading for the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

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The section of Khreschatyk Street between Maidan Nezalezhnosti Square and Yevropeiska Ploshcha Square was fenced, metal detection arches were installed. Paramedics keep vigil next to Yevropeiska Ploshcha.

Besides, the law enforcers cordoned off the route from the Arsenalna metro station to the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra.

Members of the Opposition Bloc parliamentary faction Yurii Boiko, Vadym Novynskyi, and Oleksandr Vilkul as well as non-affiliated MP Volodymyr Lytvyn took part in the prayer.

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Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/p3078614
 
 
 
 
 
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