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Ukrainka (Kyiv, Ukraine)

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image from the site of Ukrainian Heraldry

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The Flag

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"The rectangular panel with a parity of the parties 2:3 is divided into four equal parts. In top staff on a white field are nine green triangles - three in three rows; the top free part is dark blue, bottom staff is yellow, in bottom free are five dark blue engrailed strips."
Dov Gutterman
, 21 July 2008

Coat of Arms

image from the site of Ukrainian Heraldry

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"It was confirmed in September, 12th, 2003 by the decision of XVI city council session of XXIV convocation. Azure; double argent sail above gules abaised dancetty barrulet, in the chief is the stylized symbol Trypillya culture - an or wheel with twelve spokes on a background of the gules sun with twenty beams. The shield enframed by or cartouche and crowned by argent urban crown with three prongs. The author is S.Nesterov.
Azure symbolizes the sky and water of Dnipro, Stugna and Kozynka rivers on which Ukrainka is located. The main element of the arms is the sail which symbolizes an orientation of city on development, aspiration to the best future. An or wheel on gules sun is ancient symbol of Trypillya culture. The gules lightning is a symbol of power, symbol of Trypillya power station which is a basis of city.
(Thanks to A.Peleshenko for information)."
Dov Gutterman, 21 July 2008

The City

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"The first mention refers to XV century. Modern city was based in the middle of XX century in connection with construction of Trypillya power station."
Dov Gutterman, 7 June 2007