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Over 4.3 mln people take part in Easter celebrations across Russia

More than 52,300 personnel of police, the National Guard, security officers and people’s guards ensured security at the festive events.

MOSCOW, April 28. /TASS/. More than 4.3 million people attended Easter celebrations across Russia, Interior Ministry Spokeswoman Irina Volk told TASS on Sunday.

"Overnight to April 28, over 4.3 mln people took part in celebrating Easter in more than 7,400 settlements across Russia. Some 12,000 church services, liturgies and processions were held in Orthodox churches, cathedrals and monasteries," Volk said.

More than 52,300 personnel of police, the National Guard, security officers and people’s guards ensured security at the festive events.