Hmelnits-kavo Street Plaque
(On the Bogdana Hmelnits-kavo side of Mechnikova
street is named after Ukrainian statesman
and military leader Bogdan Hmelnitsky,
the head of the Pereyaslavska Rada
of the year 1654,
which announced the
Statement on Reunification of
Ukraine with Russia
1569 the Ukrainians were ruled by the Rech Pospolite,
a state created in 1569 by unification of the
Polish Kingdom and the Great Lithuanian Principality.
The Polish nobility were cruel leaders
and severely oppressed the Ukrainian people.
The Cossack leader Bogdan Hmelnitsky led a revolt
against the Polish from 1648-1653, gaining independence
from Poland. Bohdan Khmelnitsky led Ukraine's
incorporation into the
Russian Empire in 1654.
to this plaque is the Bogdana Hmelnits-kavo
Monument which was built in August of 2002.