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  Encyclopedia: Flag of Estonian SSR
Flag of the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic This flag was adopted by the Armenian SSR on December 17, 1952.
Flag of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic This flag was adopted by the Byelorussian SSR on December 25, 1951.
Flag of the Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic This flag was adopted by the Kirghiz SSR on December 22, 1952.
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 Flag of Estonia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It first came to prominence as the flag for the Estonian University Student Association at the University of Tartu (Estonian Tartu Ülikool, founded 1632) and was consecrated in the hall of the pastorate of Otepää on June 4, 1884.
During the German occupation 1941–1944 the flag was accepted as the ethnic flag of Estonians but not the national flag.
The flag remained hidden until the days of perestroika in the late 1980s when on February 24, 1989 the blue-fl-white flag was again flown from the Pikk Hermann tower in Tallinn.
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 Flag of Estonian SSR - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This flag was adopted by the Estonian SSR on February 6, 1953.
Prior to this, the flag was red with a gold hammer and sickle in the top-left corner.
Armenian SSR - Azerbaijan SSR - Byelorussian SSR - Estonian SSR - Georgian SSR - Kazakh SSR - Kirghiz SSR - Latvian SSR - Lithuanian SSR - Moldavian SSR - Russian SFSR - Tadzhik SSR - Turkmen SSR - Ukrainian SSR - Uzbek SSR
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The flag of Gabon was adopted in 1960.
The flag of Grenada was adopted in 1974.
The flag of Guyana was adopted in 1955.
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 Flag of the Soviet Union - TheBestLinks.com - Soviet flag, Agriculture, August 15, Communist Party of the Soviet Union, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It was of a 4 to 1 ratio in proportion and consisted of a red flag with the state coat of arms in the center.
The flag of the Soviet Union consisted of a plain red flag, with a hammer crossed with a sickle and a red star in the upper hoist.
With disintegration of USSR on December 3, 1991, the flag ceased to be a national flag.
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 Lithuania
The ratio of the width and length of the flag is 1 to 2.
During the Zalgiris battle, the flag of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania was red, with white coat of arms, the Vytis, embroidered on it.
Soon the flag was legalized: first, recognized as the national and later as the state flag on November 18, 1988, and on June 26, 1991 (the Supreme Council of the Republic of Lithuania law " On the state flag of the Republic of Lithuania").
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 Flag_of_Ukrainian_SSR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This flag was adopted by the Ukrainian SSR on November 21, 1949.
Prior to this, the flag was red with the gold hammer and sickle beneath the gold Cyrillic characters УРСР (URSR) in a sans-serif font in the top-left corner.
Between 1937 and the adoption of the above flag in the 1940s, the flag was the same, but the hammer and sickle was much smaller and above the Cyrillic characters, which were in a serif font.
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 Flags of the Soviet Republics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Flags of the Soviet Socialist Republics all featured predominantly red flag with hammer and sickle that both symbolised communism, quite similar to the flag of the Soviet Union.
The official flags of the Autonomous Socialist Soviet Republics (ASSR) were seldom used, and were simply the flag of the republic to which the ASSR belonged defaced with the ASSR name in its own language(s) and the official language of the SSR.
Nowadays the former Soviet Union territories that use modified versions of their original soviet flag are the unrecognized republic of Transnistria (former region of Moldavian SSR) and Belarus (since 1995).
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 flag of Estonia - Coat of Arms flags
Pursuant to it, the designation "Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic" was declared invalid and the use of the Estonian SSR's coat of arms, flag, and anthem as national symbols was terminated.
The Law regarding the confirmation of the graphic specifications for the national flag and coat of arms was passed on July 7, 1992.The Law was confirmed with definitions of the images appearing on the small and large national coats of arms in conformance with the international color palette PANTONE 1.
The Estonian coat of arms comes in two formats, a large one which shows three blue lions, passant gardant, on a golden shield framed on each side by gilded branch of the oak tree with the stems of the branches crossing at the base of the shield.
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 Cultural History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
One particularly favourable factor for Estonian culture was the increase in the percentage of Estonians among the urban population.
Naturally, the Estonian language now acquired the status of the official language of the country and, due to the efforts of the school of "language reformers" who enriched it with material both from dialects and artificially created words, soon became a suitable medium for scientific as well as sophisticated artistic expression.
It declared the Estonian language to be the official language of the republic and obliged the state administration to serve citizens both in Estonian and Russian.
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 Estonia
The Law regarding the confirmation of the graphic specifications for the national flag and coat of arms was passed on July 7, 1992.
The colors of the national flag are representative of Estonian history and folk costumes, as well as occurring in nature.
The flag atop Pikk Hermann Tower on Toompea hill in Tallinn is raised every morning at dawn, but not before seven o'clock; it is lowered at sunset, but not later than ten o'clock.
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 Arts & Humanities | The Restoration of Estonian Independence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On November 16, 1988, the Supreme Soviet of the Estonian SSR adopted a declaration of national sovereignty under which Estonian laws were to have precedence over the all-Union ones.
The same day, at the Estonia Concert Hall, the Estonian Heritage Society, ENIP and the Estonian Christian-Democratic League (founded at the end of 1988) launched the Citizens' Committees Movement with the objective of registering all pre-war citizens of the Republic of Estonia and their descendants in order to convene a Congress of Estonia.
The Estonian Supreme Soviet embarked on a path of appeasement and, ignoring the principle of legal continuity of Estonian citizenship, promised that all residents of Estonia could participate in the spring elections.
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 Arts & Humanities | Estonian History in Brief   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The numbers of Estonians joining the ECP increased -- in the hope that they would be able to democratize the party (society) from the inside (in 1966, 52% of the party members were Estonians).
The year 1988 was a new era of awakening; Estonians became again aware that they were an independent nation, and the peaceful struggle to restore the independence of the country began.
On May 8, 1990, the symbols of the Estonian SSR were abolished, and the official name of the country became again the Republic of Estonia.
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 Latvia
The Latvian flag began to be used again in Latvia in 1988, and was legalized on 29 September 1988, replacing the Soviet Latvian flag on 27 February 1990.
The flags colour proportions are 2:1:2, but the correlation of the width and length of the flag is fixed as 1:2.
The Latvian national flag, together with the national coat of arms was affirmed in this format by a special parliamentary decree of the Republic of Latvia that was passed on June 15, 1921.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/lv.html   (2087 words)

  
 Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - List of flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
National flags can be viewed inside the Gallery of national flags or List of national flags.
The images of national flags are originally based on the public domain flags of the CIA World Factbook, though most of the flags have had their colours improved and many have been resized to their proper ratios.
Flag of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
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 Estonian SSR - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic (Estonian S.S.R.) was the name for Estonia when it was part of the USSR.
However, Russian was supposed to be the language of international communication, thus putting Estonian at a disadvantage.
The Estonian SSR was one of the smallest republics of the USSR and was also smaller than most European countries.
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 flag of Estonia in the Soviet Union flags, Fahnen, Flaggen, FOTW bei Nationalflaggen.de
Judging from the image at this address, the hammer and sickle emblem on the soviet Estonia flag has the same size and placement specs than in the soviet national flag.
I was aware at the time that Mikhail Gorbachev had decided to let Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia fly their 1918 national flags, in addition to their S.S.R. flags.
The emblem of the SSR was used until 8 May 1990 (introduction date not mentioned by Hesmer [hes92], but probably 1940).
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 Flag of Estonian SSR -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This flag was adopted by the (Click link for more info and facts about Estonian SSR) Estonian SSR on February 6, 1953.
Prior to this, the flag was red with a gold (The emblem on the flag of the Soviet Union) hammer and sickle in the top-left corner.
Above the hammer and sickle were the gold (Any dialect of the language of ancient Rome) Latin characters ENSV (Eesti Nöukogude Sotsialistlik Vabariik) in a sans-serif font.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fl/flag_of_estonian_ssr2.htm   (119 words)

  
 Flag of Moldavian SSR - Wikpedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This flag was adopted by the Moldavian SSR on January 31, 1952.
Between 1924 and the adoption of the above flag in the 1940s, the flag was red, with the gold hammer and sickle in the top-left corner, above the Cyrillic characters УРСР (YPCP) and the Latin characters RSSU.
Between 1929 and 1937, the hammer and sickle was removed, and from 1935 on the Latin characters were removed.
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 Business Fresh : Article 'Flag of Kirghiz SSR'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Flag-kirghiz-ssr.png Flag of the Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic This flag was adopted by the Kirghiz SSR on December 22, 1952.
Prior to this, the flag was red with gold Cyrillic characters in the top-left corner, КЫРГЫЗ ССР (Kirghiz SSR) and КИРГИЗСКАЯ ССР (Kirgizskaja SSR) in a serif font.
Ranked 10th in the former Soviet Union 4,257,800 21.4/km² Currency Ruble (сўм) Time zone UTC + 5 Anthem Anthem of Kirghiz SSR Kirghiz SSR (Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic) also known as Kirghizia was the name for Kyrgyzstan during its being as the part of USSR.
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 Flag of Estonian SSR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This flag was adopted in 6 February 1953.
The flag before this, just contained the hammer and sickle with the latin intitals: ENSV.
Armenian SSR - Azerbaijan SSR - Byerlorussian SSR - Estonian SSR - Georgian SSR - Kazakh SSR - Kirghiz SSR - Latvian SSR - Lithuanian - Moldavian SSR - Russian SFSR - Tadzhik SSR - Turkmen SSR - Turkmen SSR - Ukrainian SSR - Uzbek SSR
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 USSR Stamps with Estonian Topics
Flag and Coat of Arms of the Estonian SSR
During the last four months of that year mixed usage of USSR and Estonian stamps was allowed.
On another page there is also a partly illustrated catalogue of USSR Postal Stationery Covers with Estonian Topics issued between 1956 and 1991.
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 slovenia.ca - What Does the Flag of Estonia Look like   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Learn more about List of flags in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Learn more about List of flags in the online encyclopedia.
National flags can be viewed inside the Gallery of flags or List of national flags.
Currently, there are two versions of the same flag for most countries: a full-size one (usually in the range of 450 by 300 pixels) and a medium sized one of at most 125 pixels in width, derived from the larger image.
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 Cascadia
The green color is taken from the flag of Washington.
The significance of the waves in the base is obvious; they are taken, modified, from the flag of British Columbia--but in their present form they are more reminiscent of the old Estonian SSR flag.
The sun is also from the British Columbia flag, yet while there it represents the sun setting on the western edge of the British empire, on the Cascadia flag it is rising from behind the mountains: a symbol of rising regional consciousness.
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 LearnThis.Info Encyclopedia articles beginning with 'Fl'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
F > Fl Listed below are all articles that begin with Fl.
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Flag of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
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 Uncyclopedia:Pages for deletion/archive8 - Uncyclopedia
Duplicate of current Estonian map featured on Estonia.
Latvia already has a flag, very similar to this one.
Might be useful to annoy any of the countries occupied by former USSR, not just Latvia, although many do have flags already.
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The old 'medium'-sized flags are deprecated (they are listed for deletion); they are emulated using auto-thumbnails: for the full-sized flag
Flag of Palestine (Palestinian National Authority) - [Image]
* The Acadians have their own cultural flag.
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Encyclopedia : E : ES : EST : Estonian SSR
The Estonian SSR became the Republic of Estonia in 1990 and ceased to be a Soviet republic in 1991.
The Estonian SSR was a constituent republic of the communist USSR.
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