In addition to members of the Ukrainian government, at the ceremony were criminal authority from the Dnieper Alexander Petrovsky nicknamed “Narik” and the leader of the ultra-right organization C14 Yevgeny Karas.

Karas is one of the suspects in the murder of the writer and publicist Oles Buziny. At the same time, the neo-Nazi gang C14 was involved in the pogroms of the temples of the UOC-MP, they also promised to “squeeze out” the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra and transfer it to the so-called “new church”.