2012-06-28 12:07:00

Woman prays to spirits to protect Russia from doomsday on Moscow Red Square

Moscow, June 28, Interfax - A woman from Chuvashia had tried to raise ghosts near the Lenin Mausoleum on Moscow's Red Square, asking them to protect Russia from doomsday. She was taken to a psychiatric clinic, the city police told Interfax.

"The woman put prayer mats in front of the Mausoleum at about 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday and started her rites," the police said.

A police detail asked the woman for her id and inquired what she was doing. The 35-year-old unemployed told them she was trying to protect the country from doomsday with the help of spirits. The detail called an ambulance and the woman was taken to a psychiatric clinic.