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1992-1997 | 2003-2016

 

 

1000 Karbovantsiv, 1992

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Front: Founding Viking brothers Kyi, Schchek and Khoury with sister Libyd standing at bow of ship

Back: Cathedral of St. Sophia in Kiev

 

20,000 Karbovantsiv, 1996

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Front: Saint Vladimir Svyatoslavich the Great (958-1015), Grand Prince of Kiev

Back: Building facade

 

1,000,000 Karbovantsiv 1995

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Front: Taras Shevchenko (1814-1861), Ukrainian poet and painter

Back: Kiev State University

 

1 Hryvnia, 1994 (1996)

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Front: Saint Vladimir Svyatoslavich the Great (958-1015), Grand Prince of Kiev

Vladimir I converted to Christianity in 988, and proceeded to baptise the whole Kievan Rus.

Back: The ruins of Chersonesus

 

2 Hryvni, 1995 (1997)

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Front: Yaroslav the Wise (978-1054), Grand Duke of Kiev 1019-1054

Yaroslav, son of Vladimir I, was designated by his father to rule in Novgorod. He became Grand Duke of Kiev after defeating his older brother Sviatopolk, who succeeded Vladimir I.

Back: St. Sophia Cathederal in Kiev

 

St. Sophia Cathederal

St. Sophia Cathederal

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5 Hryven, 1994 (1997)

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Front: Bohdan Khmelnytskyi (1595-1657), Leader of the 1648 Liberating War

Khmelnytskyi was elected the head of the rebel army in 1648. He defeated the Cossack Army and liberated vast territories of Ukraine from the reign of Polish squires, setting the foundation for the national state.

Back: Illinska Church in Subotiv

 

Illinska Church

Illinska Church

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1992-1997 | 2003-2016

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Ukraine, bordered by Russia, Belarus, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary, was the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic of the U.S.S.R. Became independent in 1991. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Ukraine.

 

 

 

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