Please do post a query on Ukraine's board. Some of the regulars there should be able direct you further with your research especially about the church records. http://genforum.genealogy.com/ukraine/messages/11803.htmlhttp://genforum.genealogy.com/ukraine/messages/11803.html You can inquire if the ancestral surname was still in Kiev in 1976.
You looked in LDS-Mormons [Family History Center] site https://familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp
http://www.jewishgen.org/communities/loctown.asphttp://www.jewishgen.org/communities/loctown.asp Vinnitsa, Vinnytsya, Winniza seat of a first-order administrative division 49°14' N 28°29' EE M U G Ukraine122.7 miles SW of Kyyiv 50°26' N 30°31' E
Kief, Kiew, Kijew, Kijów, Kiyev, Kiyiv, Kyyiv, Kiev, Kyiv capital of a political entity 50°26' N 30°31' EE M U G Ukraine0.0 miles N of Kyyiv 50°26' N 30°31' E