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Flowers for St Volodymyr

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Flowers – altar lilies, Zantedeschia aethiopica, and rosemary, Rosmarinus officinalis (or Salvia rosmarinus) – placed at the base of statue of St Volodymyr, at junction of Holland Park Avenue and Holland Park, London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

The inscription on the statue’s pedestal reads: ‘St Volodymyr, Ruler of Ukraine, 980-1015; erected by Ukrainians in Great Britain in 1988 to celebrate the establishment of Christianity in Ukraine by St Volodymyr in 988’.

Photographed 23 July 2021.

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