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  Coat of arms of Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Russian Coat of Arms comes from the old Russian Empire, and it was restored after the fall of the Soviet Union.
The older form (a mounted dragon slayer known as Saint George the Victory-bearer, "Победоносец") was always associated with the Grand Duchy of Moscovy, later becoming the official arms of the city of Moscow.
Saint George henceforth became the patron of Moscow (and, by extension, of Russia).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Russia   (671 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Coat of arms of Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
A modern coat of arms is derived from the medi val practice of painting designs onto the shield and outer clothing of knights to enable them to be identified in battle, and later in tournaments.
National coats of arms A national flag is a flag that symbolises a country and that can usually be flown by citizens of that country.
Coat of Arms of the Republic of the Congo
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Coat-of-arms-of-Russia   (2010 words)

 Bryansk Region (Russia)
CHAPTER II The coat of arms of Bryansk Region established this Law is symbolize an historical traditions of Bryansk Region.
The coat of arms of Bryansk Region: Gules (the symbol of Pan-Slavonic unity); three Gold rays diverge from one point in the low part of shield and divide it on three parts in its base (Russia, Belorus’ and Ukraina).
Above all is the coat of arms of Bryansk city — the capital of Region.
www.fotw.net /flags/ru-bry.html   (602 words)

 Russian Coat of Arms
Present coat of arms was adopted on 30 November 1993 with the Decree of the President #2050.
The horseman on historical russian arms (and on the arms of Moscow too) is St. George.
Another difference between the current coat of arms of the Russian Federation and the coat of arms of Imperial Russia is that today, the centre arms of St. George is mirrored.
www.1uptravel.com /flag/flags/ru).html   (1763 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Nizhny Novgorod   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The enormous red-brick kremlin, one of the strongest and earliest preserved citadels in Russia, was built in 1508–1511 under supervision of Peter the Italian.
The historical coat of arms of Nizhny Novgorod in 1781 was: In a white field a red deer, horns and hoofs are fl.
Imperial Russia is the term used to cover the period of Russian history from the expansion of Russia under Peter the Great, through the expansion of the Russian Empire from the Baltic to the Pacific Ocean, to the deposal of Nicholas II of Russia, the last tsar, at the start...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Nizhny-Novgorod   (4400 words)

 Blazons of Kostroma Oblast Towns
Coat of arms of Kostroma Oblast was instituted on January 21, 1999.
In 1767 the coat of arms of Kostroma was officially authorized by Ekaterina II.
Nowadays this emblem is the arms of Kostroma Oblast.
heraldry.hobby.ru /eng/e.kostr.html   (1080 words)

 President of the Russian Federation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The President of the Russian Federation, known commonly as the President of Russia (ru: Президент России) is the Head of State and highest position within the Government of Russia.
A President must be a citizen of Russia (natural-born citizenship is not required), must attain age of 35, and must be a resident of Russia for at least 10 years prior to the elections.
The central emblem is a red cross, with arms in equal size, charged with the Russian coat of arms.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/President_of_Russia   (786 words)

 flag of Orel Region (Russia) flags
The arms are not those appearing at http://www.adm.orel.ru/, as it seems that they have added a silver book and golden ears on a green background in the lower part of the arms.
The basis was undertaken the coat of arms of Orel province, affirmed by sovereign by emperor in 1878, against the azure background fortress and gold two-headed eagle.
In general this winged symbol is present in the coat of arms of Russia, and according to the requirements of heraldry, other subjects cannot use it on their coats of arms.
www.flagsflagsflags.net /flags/ru-orl.php   (584 words)

 Official Portal of the City Governement: Coat of arms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In the start of the XX century in the table, including the state's coat of arms, the coats of arms of the provinces and regions of the European part of Russia, the coat of arms of St.-Petersburg has the form of the rectangular shield with the sharpening beneath.
The symbols of the coat of arms are utmostly simple: the crown means the belonging to the Russian Empire, scepter is the symbol of the capital, the anchors and the ribbon were the symbols of the city importance as the capital of the Russian fleet.
The Regulations on the coat of arms of St.-Petersburg was approved with the Resolution of the City Council on 6.09.1991.
wwweng.gov.spb.ru /gov/coat   (478 words)

 Maritime Territory (Russia)
The tiger of the arms appears in the canton in a 1 × 1,6 imaginary rectangle.
There are two solutions: either the coat of arms is in the canton at the place of the tiger, or the coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
This coat of arms is described as «vert a cross in saltire azure, charged at the bottom with an Ussuri tiger or».
www.allstates-flag.com /fotw/flags/ru-pri.html   (717 words)

 Russia International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Geraldika.ru - coats of arms and the flags of the regions of Russia
Coats of arms it is municipal the Russian Federation
The historical survey of the evolution of the state coat of arms of Russia.
www.russiainternational.com /ls.php?lang=en&C=8154&lang=en&C=8154&country=236   (268 words)

 ipedia.com: Coat of Arms of Finland Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Coat of Arms of Finland were granted at the burial of Gustav Vasa in 1560 and still remain the arms of the Republic of Finland.
The arms were also used as the official symbol of the Grand Duchy of Finland.
The coat of arms appears in the Finnish state flag.
www.ipedia.com /coat_of_arms_of_finland.html   (254 words)

 ipedia.com: Coat of Arms of Liechtenstein Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Small Coat of Arms The coat of arms of the Princely House of Liechtenstein is used as the Large National Coat of Arms.
The coat of arms of the Princely House of Liechtenstein is used as the Large National Coat of Arms.
The arms are a history of the Princely House, and show the many different areas of Europe with which Liechtenstein has been involved, either by conquest or by marriage.
www.ipedia.com /coat_of_arms_of_liechtenstein.html   (365 words)

 Kursk Region (Russia)
The flag and the coat of arms were adopted on 17th December 1996 by the Duma of the Kursk Region (Kurskaya oblast) [Law N19-3KO].
The real flag presents also a wide white fimbriation that is missing from the image and the coat of arms is much larger, reaching the white and fl stripes.
This coat of arms is similar to the former coat of arms of the Kursk governorate (adopted 5th July 1878), but the new coat of arms has two short red ribbons under the crown.
www.fotw.us /flags/ru-krs.html   (407 words)

 Coat of Arms | Family Crests | Family Name History | Coats of Arms Rings | Family Crest Rings
Similarly to the use of seals instead of signatures, coats of arms and family crests were used to signify familial or honorific bonds.
It is not always clear as to how a particular family acquired its coat of arms or family crest, but the identification of your ancestry and the use of your family crest coat of arms is both exciting and individualizing.
The coat of arms evolved as a necessary symbol for knights in medieval times, today the "coat of arms" and its companion the "family crest" serve as interesting and unique reference points to family name history.
www.historicalnames.com   (188 words)

 Law of the flag and coat-of-arms of Khabarovsk Territory (Russia) # fahnenversand.de - Fahnen Flaggen Fahne Flagge ...
In the palette of the flag it reflects the cloudless, peaceful sky, the purity of the intentions of the inhabitants of the territory.
The coat of arms of Khabarovsk Territory is a symbol of the sovereign legal status of Khabarovsk Territory.
The coat of arms is executed on a shield of French heraldic form.
www.fahnenversand.de /fotw/flags/ru-kha_l.html   (1248 words)

 Voronezh Region (Russia)
The coat of arms and the flag of Voronezh Region were adopted with Law #51-II-OZ on 1 of July, 1997 by the Duma (regional parliament) and signed by governor A.Goliusov on 7 of July Flag is red (2:3) with the coat of arms in the centre and blue stripe along the "base" of the flag.
The width of the arms is equal to 2/5 of flag-length.
The coat of arms is simlar to coat of arms of Voronezh Governorat (1878), but in that coat of arms the crown was imperial and oak-wreath was Or.
www.st-georges-cross.co.uk /world-flags/allflags/ru-vor.html   (338 words)

 Family Crests and Coats of Arms by House of Names
The crest and coat of arms we provide you are normally the earliest known version of the arms.
Coats of arms were originally granted to individuals, who then passed them down through direct descents.
A Coat of Arms that bears a name was originally bestowed to an individual; also see Q11.
www.houseofnames.com /xq/asp/sId./qx/faq.htm   (978 words)

 arms city coat english
A lack of control of the arms trade is globally fuelling conflict poverty and human rights abuses Oxfam Amnesty International and IANSA are calling for a Global Arms Trade Treaty to bring the trade in weapons under control and for local action to...
The College of Arms is the official repository of the coats of arms and pedigrees of English, Welsh, Northern Irish...
The Coat of Arms of the City of Dublin was first granted officially to the municipal authority, Dublin City Assembly in 1607.
www.uk20.co.uk /search.php?q=arms+city+coat+english   (579 words)

 Definition of Coat of arms of Russia
The Russian Coat of Arms comes from the old Russian empire, and it was restored after the fall of the Soviet Union, despite objections.
The two-headed eagle with crowns represents the old Russian Empire, while the sceptre and the golden orb in its claws represent the power of the tsar and the Russian Orthodox Church, respectively.
In the center, the eagle holds a small shield of Saint George slaying the dragon - the Coat of Arms of Moscow.
www.wordiq.com /definition/Coat_of_arms_of_Russia   (254 words)

 HistoricalNames.com | Coat of Arms | Family Crest | Family Name History
Arms were displayed on seals and this was useful because many of the nobility were illiterate.
Arms in stone and on stained glass, silver and elsewhere have provided countless clues for historians in dating and identifying buildings and objects.
Although the "legal" right to a coat of arms lies with direct descendents of the granted family, we can still enjoy the romance and novelty that is associated with the Family Crest that belongs to your family name.
www.historicalnames.com /namelistdetail_s.asp?surname=Sabel   (580 words)

 PGSA - Heraldry and Nobility
Russia also has a State Heraldic Service which is based in Saint Petersburg, but this organisation is a government department responsible only for the design and manufacture of government heraldry.
A grant of arms from the Russian College of Heraldry is as legitimate as a grant from any other College of Arms, but with the advantage of being executed in less than half of the time and (currently) at a fraction of the cost.
With Russia's circumstances being what they are at the present time this is a 'window of opportunity' for any private individual, no matter what their nationality, who desires a grant of arms to realise that ambition.
www.pgsa.org /russcoll.htm   (676 words)

 Embassy of the Russian Federation
2006: Russia Chairs G8 Russia and South Africa in WW II The Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation is the official state symbol of the Russian Federation.
The Coat of Arms is the official emblem of the state.
The State Coat of Arms survived some changes during the pre-revolutionary history of Russia, though these changes were not too much significant.
www.russianembassy.org.za /russia/russia/emblem.html   (306 words)

 Nenetsia (Russia)
In accordance with the Constitutions of the Russian Federation and of the Nenets Autonomous District the symbols of the district are its coat of arms and flag.
Designs of coats of arms and flags shall be executed on separate sheets of paper in A4 format (21 × 30 cm.) in colored and fl-and-white variants in horizontal arrangement.
The anonymity of the authors shall be preserved until the adoption by decision of the Assembly of Deputies of the District of the results of the competition.
www.allstates-flag.com /fotw/flags/ru-nen.html   (916 words)

 RussiaForYou.com Links directory, classified ads. All about Russia. Directory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Electronic periodical is dedicated to the problems of statehood of Russia, to the relationship of such concepts as: liberalism, culture, authority, policy, society, Christianity.
Articles on the history of Russia and Russian anarchism; the collection of articles on the international scientific conference, dedicated to 150- anniversary from the birthday Of p.
Articles on the history of Russia on the themes: the baptism of Russia, reform of Peter I and Pavel I, the war 1914.
www.russiaforyou.com /ls.php?lang=en&D=4151   (528 words)

 flag of Nizhniy Novgorod Region (Russia) flags
Such is the case of the Nizhni Novgorod coat of arms.
I know not the legal standing of this flag, though I'm sure it stands for the city, not for the region, as the coat of arms details on this flag match those of the city and not those of the region (though both have the same heraldic charges).
The coat of arms is exactly as described, but the flag is plain red with a red samnitic shield outlined yellow in the middle and on it a yellow deer.
www.flags-of-the-world.net /flags/ru-niz.html   (532 words)

 The National Organization of Russian Scouts
Saint George is the patron saint of Russia and appeared on the Imperial Arms on a shield supported by the double-headed eagle.
The double-headed Eagle has served as the Russian Coat of Arms since 15th century, when it was borrowed by Tsar Ivan the III from the Byzantine Empire.
This shield is superimposed on the double-headed eagle as a symbol of the Russian capital.
www.pinetreeweb.com /norsold1.htm   (1286 words)

 Family-crests.com - Coat of Arms Hand Painted Plaque   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Each Coat of Arms is research by our highly skilled heraldic historian, and expertly illustrated to the highest standard by our skilled heraldic artists.
Each shield is professionally mounted onto a real hardwood base, which is available in a choice of 3 stains (light, medium or dark) the shield has a raised coat of arms which is colorfully hand painted to an excellent standard, the scroll is also raised featuring the surname of the coat of arms.
You will not be able to find this Coat of Arms product anywhere else on the internet, as we are the historians and artists who provide this product.
www.family-crests.com /coat-of-arms-products/family-crest/coats-of-arms/plaques/painted_plaque.html   (270 words)

 Origin of the Durfee Name
The d'Urfe coat of arms, de vere au chef gules, is a simple one, as all of the time of the first crusade were.
The coat of arms of William d'Urfe, Grand Master of the Knights Templars at Malta, was a Lion rampant de vere, i.e., drawn as if silhouetted out of a de vere field on a red background.
The coat of arms of Marquis d'Urfe was quartered d'Urfe in petence on a quartering of 1 and 4.
www.livelovelaugh.com /LLDurfeename.html   (3000 words)

 Russian College of Heraldry Imperial Arms Blazon RM
The Greater Coat of Arms of the Russian Empire was approved by His Imperial Majesty the Lord Emperor and Autocrat of All Russias, Alexander III Alexandrovich the Peacemaker, on the 24th of July 1882.
Or, fimbriated of the state livery colours: Sable, Or, and Argent, and emblazoned with the Lesser Coat of Arms of the Russian Empire.
I. Argent, a wyvern Sable, crowned and armed Or, winged, langued and tailed Gules (for the
www.armorial.ru /imperial.htm   (1818 words)

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