“kyiv-Pechersk Lavra. After checking the documents, believers began to be admitted to the monastery,” the UOJ Telegram channel wrote today.
Some time later, the UOJ correspondent said that in the morning, before the start of the service, believers gathered at the entrance to the Lower Lavra, but the police blocked the way. The service began in an empty church.
At about nine in the morning, the police began to let the gathering in, the parishioners were forced to show their documents. In the video uploaded to the Telegram channel, people can be seen running through a small passage opened by the police, with open passports in their hands. But the flow of believers was so great that many came to the temple at the end of the service.