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Mokrets' (Kyiv, Ukraine)

Last modified: 2004-08-07 by dov gutterman
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from the site of Ukrainian Heraldry

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The Gonfalon

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"Gonfalon is a rectangular panel from two equal horizontal strips - red and dark blue. In the centre of it is white blossoming mokrets with seven flowers. (<>)".
Concering the number of flowers, they probably counted the two pairs of leaves (?) as flowers too.
Dov Gutterman
, 8 June 2003

Coat of Arms

from the site of Ukrainian Heraldry

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"The shield per fess by gules and azure. In the center of it is argent blossoming mokrets' with seven flowers.
Red color symbolizes a cossack victory, and dark blue means water of Trubizh and Mokrytsya rivers. (<>)".
Dov Gutterman, 8 June 2003

The Village

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"Polish documents of 1636 mentions large village Mokrets'. It was based by cossacks when there was a cossack squadron. According to legends, the village has received the name from a curative grass "mokrets'" which local settlers picked up. Mokrets and Zavorychi are double village on the left and right Trubizh river coasts on distance of one kilometer one from one. During a serfdom village belonged to nobiliary families Solonyn, Afendik, Baranovs'kyi. The Soviet power in village was established only at 1929. The structure of a territorial community includes village Bervytsia."
Dov Gutterman, 8 June 2003