Svetlana Gerasimova, the lawyer of the ex-schema-abbot Sergius (Nikolai Romanov), spoke about the conditions of his detention in the pre-trial detention center. Information about this is posted on the page of the Sredneuralsky nunnery in "VKontakte".
"Father Sergiy feels good, smiles, the lawyer talked to him for three hours, gave blessings to everyone, the conditions of detention are normal, sits alone, now at the hospital because he fasts strictly, there are such rules, the treatment of the staff is good. for spiritual children. Praying. He hugs everyone tightly, "the message says (spelling and punctuation preserved).
It is worth noting that Nikolai Romanov was detained during the night assault on the Sredneuralsky women's monastery he had seized on December 29. On the same day he was taken to Moscow, Uralinformburo reports.
The Basmanny Court of the capital arrested Sergius until February 28, 2021 on charges of arbitrariness, inducement to commit suicide and violation of the right to freedom of conscience and religion. Recently, former schema-abbot Sergiy was transferred to the Moscow SIZO "Matrosskaya Tishina" (the unofficial name of remand center 1).