Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at age of 89World May 27, 6:57
More than two-thirds of Russians say would like to venerate St Nicholas’s relicsSociety & Culture May 27, 6:40
Russian space budget may grow this yearScience & Space May 26, 20:48
Moscow hopes London High Court will deliver judgement on Ukraine’s debt to Russia soonBusiness & Economy May 26, 20:21
Hungarian top diplomat: EU must discuss anti-Russian sanctionsWorld May 26, 19:56
Russian, French top diplomats discuss preparations for Putin’s visit to FranceRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 19:47
Moscow comments on Tallinn’s move to expel Russian diplomatsRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 19:43
WADA: Legendary Isinbayeva suits role of ambassador for clean sports in RussiaSport May 26, 19:33
Russia working on advanced air defense systemMilitary & Defense May 26, 19:17
MOSCOW, January 6 (Itar-Tass) —— More than 8,500 policemen will provide security during Christmas Day church services in Moscow, Anatoly Lastovetsky from the city police department told Itar-Tass on Friday.
“Over 8,500 officers, among them Interior Ministry Forces servicemen, and volunteers are on guard on January 6-7,” he said.
There are reinforced police patrols near 282 churches and monasteries of Moscow, including about 500 policemen near the Savior Cathedral.
Premises of the city churches and monasteries were examined by police dogs in advance, he said.
Some 650 traffic police officers regulate motor traffic. The traffic police asked citizens to park their vehicles in designated areas or to use public transport.