Natalia Poklonskaya: Vladimir Trefilov / RIA Novosti
The Deputy of the state Duma Natalia Poklonskaya interview with radio station “Moscow speaking” called seized Sredneuralskaya convent of chiyoumen Sergiy (Romanov) a good man. She said that in the current situation, should understand the representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) and authorities.
“I can describe it only as simple, ordinary, good man. As for faith, religious beliefs, his statements, I’m no expert, I do not go there. Let the rating given by experts,” said Poklonski, stressing that no one “really knows” about the incident.
About the capture of the monastery “sporitel’nitsa khlebov” Sergius became known on June 16. According to local media, the monastery of protecting the Cossacks, some of whom are combatants in the Donbass. They were called ostensibly to protect from provocations, as “resident continues to live a normal life.” In the words of chiyoumen Sergius, at the moment the monastery is not armed people. After reports about the presence on the territory of the monastery by the Cossacks, it was visited by FSB officers and the police.
June 17 Serge has released a video message in which he responded to the charges in the seizure of the monastery and explained that it was built 18 years and returned there for the nuns, “their children” who could remain without the father. He stressed that he continues to serve on the teachings of “Church fathers”.
Video, photo All from Russia.