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Monastery of the Kiev Caves

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fixed Ukrainian name, Ukrainian is not same as Russian
The '''Kiev Pechersk Lavra''' (In Ukrainian and : Києво-Печерська лавра; in Russian: Киево-Печерская Лавра) is a major Orthodox [[monastery]] located in Kiev, Ukraine, also referred to as the '''Monastery of the Kiev Caves'''. Founded during the times of Kievan Rus' (1051 A.D.), the monastery has remained a major center of Orthodox Christianity in the Slavic world. The monastery also serves as the residence of Metropolitan [[Vladimir (Sabodan) of Kiev]], head of the autonomous [[Church of Ukraine]] (UOC-MP).

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