Moscow. June 28. INTERFAX â€“ due TO the large influx of pilgrims and the need to ensure security in the surrounding area around the Cathedral of Christ the Savior temporarily introduced restrictions on the movement of pedestrians for the period of translation of the relics of Nicholas the Wonderworker, said on Wednesday the headquarters for the Hajj.
Currently restricted traffic on Simonovska travel, Volkhonka street, Prechistenskaya and Frunzenskaya embankments. In addition, the Patriarchal bridge is closed to pedestrian traffic in both directions, and the Northern lobby of metro station “Kropotkinskaya” only works on the passengers ‘ entrance.
The estimated time in the queue at the beginning of the day was estimated at nine hours.