Father Alexander Dubasov, a Russian Orthodox priest and an amateur ice hockey player, attends a training session in Yekaterinburg, Russia November 12, 2021. Russian priest Alexander Dubasov became an ice hockey referee at the age of 50 to as he put it serve people and God outside the church as well. REUTERS/Alexei Kolchin

Father Alexander Dubasov, a Russian Orthodox priest and an amateur ice hockey player, attends a training session in Yekaterinburg, Russia November 12, 2021. Dubasov, now the archpriest of a church in Kosulino, a village near Yekaterinburg, was a successful businessman until the late 90s when he decided to change course. REUTERS/Alexei Kolchin

Father Alexander Dubasov, a Russian Orthodox priest and an amateur ice hockey player, attends a training session in Yekaterinburg, Russia November 12, 2021. Dubasov says he was fond of hockey as a child and when years later he brought his children to a skating rink, he remembered his passion. REUTERS/Alexei Kolchin

Father Alexander Dubasov, a Russian Orthodox priest and an amateur ice hockey player, poses for a picture while wearing the uniform of a referee during a training session in Yekaterinburg, Russia November 12, 2021. Alexander Dubasov, a former entrepreneur and the acting archpriest of the St. Martyrs Florus and Laurus Church, didn't neglect his childhood hobby and still plays ice hockey or often acts as a referee during games between local amateur teams. REUTERS/Alexei Kolchin

Father Alexander Dubasov, a Russian Orthodox priest and an amateur ice hockey player, rings the bells at a cathedral in Kosulino outside Yekaterinburg, Russia November 12, 2021. Alexander Dubasov, a former entrepreneur and the acting archpriest of the St. Martyrs Florus and Laurus Church, didn't neglect his childhood hobby and still plays ice hockey or often acts as a referee during games between local amateur teams. REUTERS/Alexei Kolchin

Father Alexander Dubasov, a Russian Orthodox priest and an amateur ice hockey player, conducts a service at a cathedral in Kosulino outside Yekaterinburg, Russia November 12, 2021. Alexander Dubasov, a former entrepreneur and the acting archpriest of the St. Martyrs Florus and Laurus Church, didn't neglect his childhood hobby and still plays ice hockey or often acts as a referee during games between local amateur teams. REUTERS/Alexei Kolchin