Mokosh is the Water and Earth Goddess of the Ukraine. She is worshipped in the Slavic countries as the Goddess of Rain and Fertile soil. According to folk belief she shears sheep and spins thread. Her name is derived from the word combination maty kota which means ‘mother of the cat,’ that is, ‘mother of good fortune.’ She is the protector of women as well as occult knowledge and divination. Because it is She who supplies the means for survival, She is also associated with life and death.
Serbia seventh century - "Lunula" is a pre-pagan Balto-Slavic Woman's Symbol of the "Bird Cultures" (shamanic feminine) which represents our Soul (emotional bodies). It's shape is the archaic Bird Wings with a Head. If the head points upwards, it meaning is our relationship to this world, if the center points downward, its our relationship with our inner self in cycles of the lunar phases. Its used in modern times (Paganism) as protection amulets. ~ Phoenix at…
Bohdan Khmelnitsky – Russiapedia History and mythology Prominent Russians
Bohdan Khmelnitsky was a Cossack military leader and the father of the Ukrainian nation. He freed Ukraine from the rule of Poland and preserved its national identity by bringing it under Russias protectorate.