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Temple of Saints Boris and Gleb in Vyshgorod (courtyard)
Kiev

Boris and Gleb Church, located in Vyshgorod, was the first church in Russia, built in memory of the holy martyrs, princes Boris and Gleb. The history of this church is inextricably linked with the glorification of the holy martyrs.

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