Head of Kyiv City Administration Promises to Conserve Foundation of Tithe Church This Year
Work on the conservation of the foundation of the Tithe Church will be executed this year. the press service of the Kyiv City State Administration reported to UNIAN. According to the press service, this was announced by the head of the administration, Oleksandr Popov, at a meeting with experts of the Kyiv Archeology Center.
He noted in particular that in order to preserve the unique monument, conservation will be carried out first and next spring the museification work will begin.
“It is now the most important thing to preserve what we have. The positions of religious figures and archeologists and scientists coincide here: the foundation of the Tithe Church must be properly preserved: We cannot leave it in this condition even for one more winter. For we can lose the foundation of the country’s first stone church,” stated Popov.
In addition to the work on the conservation, we should work on the project of development of the territory of the Starokyivska Hill with the remains of the foundation of the Tithe Church for the period when Euro 2012 is to be held.
“We have both the will and desire to ensure that Kyiv residents and visitors should visit the place,” said the official.