On Hryvnia Banknotes
Volodymyr the Great
Grand Prince and ruler of Kyiv-Rus from 980 to 1015. Introduced Christianity in 988.
Yaroslav the Wise
Grand Prince and ruler of Kyiv-Rus from 1036 to 1054. Built St. Sophia Cathedral in 1037.
Ukraine's greatest poet. In 1840 his collection of poems 'Kobzar' was published.
On Postage Stamps
Protest of fraudulent election. Overturned with a free and fair new vote.
Revolution of Dignity. Protests led to overthrow of corrupt regime.
Despot seeks to replace free and democratic nation with dictatorship.