Service of supplication served at Vladimir Hill in Kiev
Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill and Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine Vladimir served the prayer of supplication at Vladimir Hill, where is the monument to Prince Vladimir, the Baptizer of Rus'.
Many citizens of Kiev and pilgrims assembled at Vladimir Hill and in the vicinity welcomed the primate of the Russian Orthodox Church and participants of the celebration of the 1025th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia. Primates and representatives of all Local Orthodox Churches, who came to the celebration, clergy from Belarus, Moldavia, Russia, Ukraine and other countries prayed during the service of supplication, served in front of the icon of Saint Vladimir and the coffin with the particle of his holy relics. At the prayer service there were also President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, President of Moldavia Nikolay Timofti, President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic, members of the Government of Ukraine and other state officials.
Source: Moscow Patriarchate, фото: deacon Aleksandar Sekulic