Pochaev

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Pochaev

 

an urban-type settlement in Kremenets Raion, Ternopol’ Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. Located 25 km from the Kremenets railroad station, it is the terminus of a branch of the L’vov-Zdolbunov line. Pochaev has a bread-baking plant, a plant that produces dried and canned fruits and vegetables, factories that manufacture household appliances and plastic articles, and a poultry hatchery. The former Pochaev Laura (monastery) is now the Museum of Atheism.

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His eulogy in the Primary Chronicle was the first indication of his saintly status, but till now he remains only a local saint of Pochaev.
(40) The tendency in the second period was connected with the decisions of the Zamosc Church Council and was reflected in publications of the Pochaev Lavra and Suprasl' Monastery.