Patriarch Filaret (R), the head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kiev, takes part in a festive ceremony marking the 1,026th anniversary of the Christianization of Kievan Rus', in Kiev, July 28, ... more 
Patriarch Filaret (R), the head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kiev, takes part in a festive ceremony marking the 1,026th anniversary of the Christianization of Kievan Rus', in Kiev, July 28, 2014. People took part in celebrations to mark the christening of the country, which was known as Kievan Rus' at the time, by its grand prince Vladimir I (Vladimir the Great) in 988AD. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko (UKRAINE - Tags: RELIGION ANNIVERSARY SOCIETY) less 
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Mon, Jul 28, 2014 8:40 AM EDT