World Monuments Fund responds to the war in Ukraine with preservation initiatives

The Holy Trinity Church located in the western Ukrainian city of Zhovkva was under restoration in late February 2022 when Moscow sent missiles slamming into cities all over the country. Restoration halted abruptly and workers quickly covered the church in plastic sheeting; the only problem was that parts of the roof had been removed and there was the concern that the plastic sheeting might not even be enough to shield the exposed interior of the church from inclement weather for long.

But stronger, waterproof coverings will be coming to the Holy Trinity Church soon. The World Monuments Fund (WMF) announced it will be launching

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