Monumento de Bogdan Khmelnytsky em Kiev

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The monument to Bogdan Khmelnytsky Kyiv is a business card and a symbol of the Ukrainian capital.

The name of Bohdan Khmelnytsky in Kiev means the struggle for independence for Ukrainians. In 1652, Hetman Khmelnytsky freed most of the Ukrainian Polish oppression and, in 1888, a monument to a national hero was opened in Sofia Square.

According to the legend, the Khmelnytsky had to mace” to threaten “Poland. But when the monument was installed, checked that, in this case, part of the horse's file is obscene addressed to St. Michael's Cathedral. The stage had to be deployed , and now the hetman is threatening somewhere in the direction of Sweden.

Bohdan Khmelnytsky, liberating the country with a triumphant look, up on the horse and points to the side of Moscow with the right hand. According to the initial project, the monument should contain many details as the Polish nobleman, whom he played the horse Bohdan Khmelnytsky, the Jewish corpse tenant and the torn body of the Jesuit. Below the monument were designed bas-reliefs, depicting various lots historically significant: the battle under the advice of Zbarazh, Pereyaslovsky and other.

However, the monument was installed on voluntary donations, and the townspeople were in no hurry to separate from the money with all due respect to Bogdan Khmelnytsky, so that, no end, just hetman figure on the horse left the planned.