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Church of the Icon of the Mother of God of the Sign( World Monuments Fund )
The religious figures on this 18th century church in Podolsk, about 23 miles south of Moscow, are one of the first examples of religious statuary in Russia. The church is more than 300 years old and fell into a state of disrepair during the time of Soviet Russia.
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