Today’s Doodle Celebrates Ukraine Independence Day 2021

On this day in 1991, the Ukrainian Parliament took on the Act of Declaration of Independence. The present Doodle observes Ukraine’s Independence Day, a yearly celebration of the country’s rich social legacy and excursion toward opportunity. The Doodle utilizes the shades of the public banner of Ukraine- – blue and yellow. An adapted picture of a Cossack chaika (Ukrainian for seagull) is in the middle with a Ukrainian harpoon on its sail.

Cossack chaikas were light, flexibility cruising boats of the Zaporozhye Cossacks in the sixteenth and seventeenth hundreds of years. It is accepted that the chaika owes its name to the strange speed and gentility that the boat exhibited on the water. The imaginative plan of the Cossack chaikas gave them a benefit over different vessels.

Notwithstanding their utilization as protective vessels, chaikas could upset while holding the air inside the lowered reed frame—an element that generally assumed a critical part in observation and penetration missions. This one of a kind Ukrainian advancement permitted chaika teams to inhale under the vessel as they strolled along the waterway floor undetected!

Cheerful Independence Day, Ukraine!