The procession of believers with the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) is going from European Square to Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, a QHA correspondent reports from the scene.

Several buses with police officers and a row of police are moving ahead of the column.

- There are very many people, more than a thousand. They will hold a vesper’s service in Kiev-Pechersk Lavra. Currently, a lot of law enforcement officers have gathered in the city center. We have not noticed any provocations, reported a QHA correspondent.

In Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, participants will continue the event dedicated to the Day of the Baptism of Kievan Rus' and "1000 anniversary of ancient Russian monasticism on Mount Athos."

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