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The Grand Hetman Kostiantyn Ostrogski 
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On 5 October 2017, the Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian Brigade LITPOLUKRBRIG was named after Grand Hetman Kostiantyn Ostrogski who became the Patron of the Brigade. The Grand Hetman of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania Kostiantyn Ostrogski was born in 1460 in the Ostrog Castle, in the Volyn region. Kostiantyn Ostrogski died in 1530 and was buried in Pechersk Lavra of Kyiv (Kyiv Cave Monastery). The Grand Hetman Ostrogski successfully led his forces against the aggression of Tatars and Muscovians. He fought 33 battles of which 31 were victorious. The most significant victory was achieved in 1514 in the battle of Orsha. During this battle, the joint military forces of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Kingdom of Poland defeated the Muscovy Army which was significantly larger. Kostiantyn Ostrogski was a talented and successful military leader. He was and has remained a symbol of unity among the nations of Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine.
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