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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 19, THI IfTWMDW MKJU0 Jf Canada Russian restoring the golden gates of Kiev SPENDING IN CANADA Graph much in 1960 end 1970 5n the four categories of spending end the projected 1930 figures. Bj DEV MURARKA MOSCOW The Russians have decided to restore the famous golden gates of Kiev, in keeping a mood of growing interest in symbols of aacient gjary that is sweeping through the Soviet Union. Tie golden gates were built I in the llth century as part of itbe fortifications of Kiev, and marked the entrance to the capital of toe Russian empire. The gates -were destroyed by j Mongol invaders of the Ukraine j-who captured the city in the winter at the year 1240 and laid it waste. They had been crowned with la church and golden cupolas the name, although I some historians think the gates were covered with sheets of gilded copper. Kiev, said to lhave once contained 490 other j churches, remained little more But the goMen gates did not vanish completely. Tney be- came buried in layers of earth than ruin until the 15th oen- j archaeologist named S. Vysot- jsky, a respected scholar who discovered a pre-Cyrillic script in Kiev's St. Sophia Cathedral plans to dig to the found- but were uncovered in the 19th j tions of the gates and after res- A garden was culti- j toration convert the whole com- ptex into an open air museum- He expects it to take his team five years. Sites linked with Easaa-'s past, especially those with ar- chitectural nwouments or re- vated aound the remains and became a place that interested travellers visited. Toe Ukrain- ian authorities saw propose to restore them fully. The team picked to do tbb delicate job is headed by as mains of them, have become places of jaigrimmage for the new Soviet man. The authori- ties who frown upon most mod- era art and are often at odds with contemporary artists and writers, are encouraging this nostalgic phenomenon. In recent years relatively lit- tie has been published or paiat- ed in the Soviet Unoion that has met with official approval One possible expianaiMQ of the car- i rent revival of intercit i sia's ancient cultures r> action against official attltudM. Bored to tears by offidaBy- approved or officiary lively minds mrirrni (escape routes. And the tuflwrf i ties do not mind- ithis If j tual involvement wiih the part curbs too much concern the present. (Obserrer VALUES! FRESHEST PRODUCE ANYWHERE! CANADA GRADE V 16 to 20 Ib. ov. 111 SAUSAGE M for Poultry Dressing" S Swiff Premium, Mb. pkg. SWIFT'S EVERSWEET R1NDLESS FRESH LEAN PORK ROASTS Butt MANDARIN ORANGES READY TO SERVE SMOKED COOKED GOLDEN YELLOW BANANAS Approx. 9-IL 6 I RED OR WHITE FLORIDA SWEET EATING GRAPEFRUIT New Crop Sweet and Juicy Large Size--------- Half or Quarter Ib. SAUCE OR JELLY Ocean Spray 14-fl. oz. tins GRAPES I LATE HOWE FRESH CRANBERRIES Just Arrived Mb. cello pkg ORANGE JUICE 1 STORE HOURS: Open Dolly 9 to 6 p.m. Thursday and Fridoy 9 o.m. to 9 p.m Old South Froztn I? Florida 6-oz. tins i ;