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 Wonderworker. RT meets some of the Orthodox devotees and delves into what motivates them to take part in this challenging and demanding pilgrimage.
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