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Vlasivka (Kirovograd, Ukraine)

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by Ivan Sache, 27 January 2003

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The Gonfalone

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"It was confirmed at 2000. A dark blue square panel with two yellow six-beam stars and a yellow cossack cross."
Dov Gutterman, 21 January 2003

Santiago Dotor asked: "I had never before seen a pattée cross being called a "Cossack cross". How often is that term used in Russian vexillology?"
In Russian vexillology - never. But in Ukrainian - very often since 1990ths since this cross was painted on many cossack banners.
Victor Lomantsov, 27 January 2003

Coat of Arms

from the site of Ukrainian Heraldry

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"It was confirmed at 2000. In or field is the gules heart, on which is or cossack cross, above them are two azure six-beam stars. The authors are O.P.Abolmasova, A.B.Grechylo. In XVII-XVIII centuries Vlasivka was the squadron city of Myrhorod cossack regiment and used a seal, on the basis of which was developed symbolics of settlement. Or symbolizes honour to the heroic past, gules means force and courage of cossacks."
Dov Gutterman, 21 January 2003