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Kolonschyna (Kyiv, Ukraine)

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image by Ivan Sache, 7 August 2009

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The Flag

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"Rectangular red panel with a ratio of the parties 2:3, in the centre of it is yellow horizontal strip in width of 1/7 flag high."
Dov Gutterman, 16 March 2009

Coat of Arms

image from the site of Ukrainian Heraldry

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"Gules; or circle with argent bordure, putted on argent barrulet, with the argent cross above the bordure. In the circle centre are two argent swords in saltire.
The circle symbolises the sun, field and a barrow with a cross above.
A.Marchuk, "Symbolics of Makarivschyna"."
Dov Gutterman, 16 March 2009

The Village

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"Near village are nine hills and four sites of ancient settlement of Kyiv Rus' period. One of hills now has name Batyeva mountain. According to a legend, in 1240 ancestors of modern inhabitans have given battle to Tatar-Mongols who were headed by khan Batyj. Victims in this fight were buried in seven tombs-barrows. In honour of this event village carries the name of Kolonshchina, fist name was Kolijshchyna.
E.Buket. History of the Ukrainian village. Kolonschyna. -K, 2008."
Dov Gutterman, 16 March 2009