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Accompanied by the head of the territorial body, Igor Potapenko, Vladyka toured the cells of the regime building of the pre-trial detention center and got acquainted with the conditions of detention of women under investigation in the cells.

Metropolitan Barsanuphiy also visited the “Mother and Child” department, where pregnant women and women with children are kept under investigation. He wished the girls a speedy return to law-abiding life.

During the visit, Vladyka Varsonofy consecrated the premises of the temple on the territory of SIZO-5. The consecration was attended by the head of the regional UFSIN Igor Potapenko, the assistant head of the UFSIN for organizing work with believers, Archpriest Oleg Skomorokh, the head of SIZO-5 Alexei Yakovlev, employees of the penitentiary system and convicts from the institution’s housekeeping unit.

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