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Russian riot police arrest renegade priest in raid on convent By Reuters

Russian riot police arrest renegade priest in raid on convent By Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Riot police in Russia arrested a renegade priest in the early hours of Tuesday in a raid on a convent he had seized control of and accused him of driving children to suicide, according to his lawyer. Father Sergiy, whose real name is Nikolai Romanov, gained prominence earlier this year after denying the existence of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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MOSCOW Nikolai Romanov Reuters Russia Sergiy Vladimir Legoida