New statue in Kyiv — St. George (Kozak) fighting a dragon (Russia/DNR/LNR)

A new statue appeared in Kyiv: A Ukrainian Kozak spears a two-headed dragon standing on the eastern regions of Ukraine. We will leave you to decipher the symbolic meaning of that
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What’s interesting, though, is that this image is straight out of the iconography handbook – St.George battling the dragon is a traditional Christian symbol of battling evil, very widespread in Ukraine. He is on the coat of arms of the Kyiv Oblast, and cities of Liuboml, Nizhyn, Taikury, Volodymyr-Volynskyi.

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