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14 September 2020, 23:30

Chechen native apologizes for washing shoes in an Orthodox spring

Natives of Chechnya filmed a video of how they were washing their shoes in a spring near an Orthodox church in Kaliningrad. Later, one of the men from the video apologized for the incident.

Today, the Telegram channel of the "Podyem" edition has posted a video, which captured the moment when several young men were approaching with laugh a small fountain located next to an Orthodox church and were washing their shoes with the water. "This is the holy water for them, but we clean our feet, for real," says one of the men. According to the description to the video, the incident took place in Kaliningrad.

The Telegram channel of the "Podyem" edition has also released another video, in which one of the alleged participants of the incident, named Rasul, later apologized on social networks for the incident. "I actually want to apologize, because we were behaving very badly there. Nothing like that will ever happen again. I just didn't think it was actually sacred water," the man said.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on September 14, 2020 at 06:13 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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