Kyiv shrines, memorials with powerful symbolic value at risk

  • The Monastery of the Caves, also known as Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, one of the holiest sites of Eastern Orthodox Christians, is seen in Kyiv, Ukraine, Oct. 10, 2007. As the capital braces for a Russian attack in 2022, the spiritual heart of Ukraine could be at risk. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, File)

Kyiv, bracing for a potentially catastrophic Russian attack, is the spiritual heart of Ukraine.