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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.
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 Flag of Latvia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 passed on 15 June 1921.
The "red" colour of the Latvian flag is in fact maroon - a particularly dark shade of red which is composed of brown and purple.
The flag's colour proportions are 2:1:2 (the upper and lower red bands being each twice as wide as the central white band), and the ratio of the height of the flag to its width is fixed at 1:2.
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 Flag of Latvian SSR - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This flag was adopted by the Latvian SSR on January 17, 1953.
Prior to this, from August 25, 1940, the flag was red with the gold hammer and sickle in the top-left corner, with the Latin characters LPSR (Latvijas Padomju Sociālistiskā Republika) above them in gold in a serif font.
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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 Encyclopedia: Latvian SSR
The Latvian SSR was formally annexed into the Soviet Union (USSR) on August 5, 1940, when it nominally became the 15th constituent "republic" of the USSR.
Flag of the Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic This flag was adopted by the Latvian SSR on January 17, 1953.
Riga (Rīga in Latvian), the capital of Latvia, is situated on the Baltic Sea coast on the mouth of River Daugava, at 56°58′ N 24°8′ E. Riga is the largest city in the Baltic states and serves as a major cultural, educational, political, financial, commercial and industrial...
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 Station Information - Latvian SSR
The Latvian SSR was a Soviet Republic, and a constituent part of the Soviet Union between 1940 to its demise.
The Latvian SSR, along with the other Baltic Republics was allowed greater autonomy in the late 1980s, and in 1988 the old pre-war Flag of Latvia was allowed to be used, and replaced the Soviet Latvian flag as the official flag in 1990.
The Latvian SSR became the independent state of Latvia on August 21, 1991.
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 Encyclopedia: Flag of Latvian SSR
Flag ratio: 1:2 The flag of Latvia was adopted on February 27, 1990.
Latvian history 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.
Flag ratio: 1:2 This flag was adopted by the Estonian SSR on February 6, 1953.
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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 Latvian SSR -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This flag was adopted by the (additional info and facts about Latvian SSR) Latvian SSR on January 17, 1953.
Prior to this, from August 25, 1940, the flag was red with the gold (The emblem on the flag of the Soviet Union) hammer and sickle in the top-left corner, with the (Any dialect of the language of ancient Rome) Latin characters LPSR above them in gold in a serif font.
From January 15, 1919, the flag was red with the (Any dialect of the language of ancient Rome) Latin characters SSRL (for Socsialisticheskaia Sovetskaia Respublika Latvii) in gold in a sans-serif font in the top-left corner.
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 Latvian SSR -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
However, (A native or inhabitant of Russia) Russian was considered the language of international communication, thus putting (A native or inhabitant of Latvia) Latvian at a disadvantage.
The Latvian SSR was restored in the autumn of 1944 after (additional info and facts about Soviet Army) Soviet Army assumed control over most of its territory thus annexing Latvia for the second time.
The Latvian SSR ceased to exist 4 months before the (A former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia an others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991) Soviet Union (25 December, 1991).
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 Latvia
Latvian poets say that the red in the flag indicates the readiness of the Latvians to give blood of their hearts for their freedom, which was represented by the white in the flag."
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 red colour of the Latvian flag is a particular dark red tone that is referred to as “Latvian red” in the rest of the world.
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 Flag of Uzbek SSR
This flag was adopted by the Uzbek SSR on August 29, 1952.
Prior to this, the flag was red with the country's name in both Uzbek (Ўзбекистон ССР (Uzbekiston SSR)) and Cyrillic characters (Узбекская ССР (Uzbekskaja SSR)) in gold in the top-left corner.
The first flag was hoisted on July 22, 1925 and was red, with the country's name in Arabic and the Cyrillic characters УзССР in the top-left corner in gold.
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 Anthem of Latvian SSR - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(Latvian: Latvijas Padomju Sociālistiskās Republikas valsts himna)was the national anthem of Latvia when it was a union republic in the USSR, used from 1945 to 1990.
The music was composed by Anatols Liepiņš, and the lyrics were written by Fricis Rokpelnis and Julijs Vanags.
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 Baltic Studies Newsletter #93-02
Although at the beginning of Latvian independence the impact of citizenship legislation on Latvia's relations with Europe was rather limited, the situation began to change in 1992 largely because of the objections made by Russia and by Latvia's Russian-speakers to the exclusive citizenship policy.
Given the Latvian belief about the negative attitudes of a large part of Russian-speakers towards independence, this perception also involved a notion that the Russian-speakers constituted a potential "fifth column" in Latvia which could be used by its mighty neighbour to undermine Latvian statehood from within.
In October 1998 the Latvian population endorsed the proposed amendments in a referendum.
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 Latvian SSR
Latvia had broken away from the Russian Empire after the Russian Revolution and, after a war with Bolshevist Russia from 1918 to 1920, remained independent until the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact.
The Latvian SSR was restored in 1944 after Soviet Army assumed control over most of its teritory.
The Latvian SSR became the independent state of Latvia on August 21, 1991, 4 months before the Soviet Union ceased to exist.
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 Flag of Estonian SSR
This flag was adopted in 6 February 1953.
The flag before this, just contained the hammer and sickle with the latin intitals: ENSV.
The text of this article is licensed under the GFDL.
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 Latvia in the Soviet Union
The Latvian SSR flag adopted 17 January 1953 was reaffirmed by the Constitution adopted on 28 February 1967, along with a list of places and ways to fly it.
This list was expanded greatly by the “Instruction Concerning the Application of the Statute on the State Flag of the Latvian SSR” confirmed May 30, 1967 by decree of the Council of Ministers of the Latvian SSR.
The emblem of the SSR was introduced 25 August 1940 (according to Hesmer [hes92]) and replaced by the current one 17 February 1990 (in force 27 February 1990).
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 Latvia in the Soviet Union (early flags)
Originally the Latvian soviet army was formed by two latvian red riflemen divisions, in May 1919 there were 45000 men (two divisions), 600 machine-guns, 98 field-guns and 3 armoured trains; the chief of Latvian soviet army was Jukums Vacietis who was killed by the NKVD in 1938.
Flag of the first light artillery division of the Latvian soviet army (1919).
This flag was replaced by a new one in 17 January 1953.
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 Encyclopedia: U.S.S.R
Red Army stopped the Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian and fascist ideology of the Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as dictator.
Belorussian SSR, and The Transcaucasian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic was a short-lived (1922-1936) Soviet republic, consisting of Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan, which were traditionally known as the Transcaucasian Republics in the Soviet Union.
The Republic of Latvia (Latvian: Latvijas Republika), or Latvia (Latvian: Latvija), is a country in Northern Europe.
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 Flag of Kirghiz SSR -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Flag of Kirghiz SSR -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
This flag was adopted by the (additional info and facts about Kirghiz SSR) Kirghiz SSR on December 22, 1952.
Prior to this, the flag was red with gold (An alphabet drived from the Greek alphabet and used for writing Slavic languages) Cyrillic characters in the top-left corner, КЫРГЫЗ ССР (Kirghiz SSR) and КИРГИЗСКАЯ ССР (Kirgizskaja SSR) in a serif font.
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 Articles - Flag of Turkmen SSR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This flag was adopted by the Turkmen SSR on August 1, 1953.
Prior to this, the flag was red with the Cyrillic characters ТССР (TSSR) in gold in the top-left corner, in a sans-serif font.
Between 1937 and the adoption of the above flag in the 1940s, the flag was the same, but with the characters in Latin characters (T.S.S.R. In the 1930s, the Turkmen flag was red with a large gold hammer and sickle in the top-left corner, similar to the flag of the Soviet Union.
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 USSR Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This flag is the former flag of the now defunct Soviet Union.
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 World War 1 and 2 - Flag of Latvia
World War 1 and 2 - Flag of Latvia
The flag of Latvia was adopted on February 27, 1990.
The flag was used by the independent state of Latvia from 1918 to 1940.
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