New book tells of sacred relics of Princely Ukraine-Rus appropriated by Russia; Halyna Tereshchuk; Euromaidan Press

The icon of the Annunciation of Korsun, which was re-named the Annunciation of Ustyug in Russia, is an ancient pre-Mongolian icon from the Kyivan Rus era. Different sources say it was created around 1022 in either Kyiv or Korsun (modern Ukrainian: Khersones). The icon was taken to Moscow by Ivan the …

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