January 19, 2014 19:03
Over 165,000 people fill Moscow churches for Epiphany celebration
MOSCOW. Jan 19 (Interfax) - More than 165,000 people have joined the annual Epiphany celebration at Moscow churches last night, the Moscow Police have reported.
"Night services were conducted at 125 churches, monasteries and convents," a police spokesman told Interfax on Sunday.
Over 2,500 policemen and interior troops were maintaining public order, he said.
Around 90,000 people gathered at traditional Epiphany diving sites, he added.
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