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Saint Michael the Archangel

Saint Michael is the Supreme angel in Christian belief. Ukrainians shared many of Christian beliefs, about St. Michael, particularly about his leading role in the struggle against Satan hence, the name "The Supreme Commander Michael". He was believed to have taken thunder away from Satan and handed it over to St. Elijah. Ukrainians adopted St. Michael as the patron saint of hunters and the city of Kyiv.


 
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