Religion 12 August 2013 23 575

Sacred road

The Velikoretsky Procession of the Cross; the oldest, longest and by far the biggest of many in Russia; 40,000 pilgrims from all over country walk 160 kilometers for 5 days following the icon of St. Nicolay the Wonder-worker. We meet some of the Orthodox devotees and delve into what motivates them to take part in this challenging and demanding pilgrimage.

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