National Geographic : 1921 Feb
Photograph byDr. V.Sixta and Son THE WOODEN RUSSIAN CHURCH: IUKLIJEVO, CZECHOSLOVAKIA The Podkarpatska Rus (known in America as Ruthenian) element in Czechoslovakia is very devout. Having the forms and ceremonies peculiar to the Greek Orthodox Church, they yet hold allegiance to the Pope at Rome. Note the cross onthe tower, with itsthree transverse pieces, which tells of its Russian rather than Latin origin.