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(details from "St. Wladimir Chapel") St. Peter Basilica , Vatican, Italy

This Chapel is to the right of the main altar of the Basilica. "Saint" Vladimir or Wladimir the "Great" is holding a staff with a cross (an emblem denoting he converted Ukrainians to Byzantium Christian Orthodoxy). Also depicted are the St. Sophia cathedral standing in Kyiv or Kiev (Vladimirs mother was so called and convinced him to introduce Christianity). Also is shown a trident (emblem of the nationhood of Ukrainian people).
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