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This monument is very symbolic.
The foundation of the monument is the Ukrainian land
in the form of a map.
Kozak symbolizes the Ukrainian warriors
who are fighting for the sovereignty
and territorial integrity of Ukraine.
With his spear the Cossack pierces the dragon-snake
I came across this whilst walking along Volodymyrska Street. It is on the opposite side of the street from the Golden Gate about 200m in the direction of St Sophia's. It has only recently been erected (August 2015). Wonderfully intricate miniature monument, at eye level....More