The Church-scientific center “Orthodox encyclopedia” is finalizing a research publishing a large corpus of newly uncovered documents relating to the reunification of the Kiev Metropolitan see with the Russian Orthodox Church in 1685-1686 and begins to make a preliminary publication of a document corpus relevant to the subject, as previously published and newly identified.
Preparing for publication a corpus of documents covers including earlier events that are inextricably linked to the historical background of the reunion.
Publication is preliminary in nature, therefore part of the documents will be published in the modern Russian chart (documents, past reconciliation), part — in the form of the originals.
The materials are published in the “Library” section on the website of Church-scientific center “Orthodox encyclopedia”. Explanatory articles and comments to the texts will be provided later as they are ready.
Edition body newly uncovered documents relating to the issue of reunification of the Kiev Metropolitan see with the Russian Orthodox Church prepared by the group of researchers under the leadership of the Russian Academy of Sciences B. N. Flory is planned in late 2018 – early 2019.