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  NationMaster - 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.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Flag-of-Estonian-SSR   (779 words)

  
 The Lithuanian State flag
Therefore they did not approve of the flag of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania as a symbol of the nation re-establishing its national identity, moreover, the knight on the red field was perceived as the flag of the Lithuanian State rather than the flag of the nation.
The flag used as the State flag in 1918–1940 was reintroduced as the State flag of the Republic of Lithuania in 1988 (on 7 October 1988 it was solemnly hoisted on the tower of Gediminas Castle).
The State (national) flag is a piece of cloth consisting of three equal horizontal stripes: yellow (the upper), green (the middle), and red (the lower); its width to length ratio is 1 to 2.
www3.lrs.lt /home/w5_viewer/statiniai/seimu_istorija/w5_show-p_r=4056&p_d=49324&p_k=2.html   (1571 words)

  
 Flags of the World
Flags of the World (FOTW) is the Internet's largest site devoted to vexillology (the study of flags).
FOTW (Flags of the World) is a site originally established by Giuseppe Bottasini, and devoted to vexillology.
Flags of the World is produced and maintained by an Editorial Staff of unpaid volunteers and the contents of these pages are offered freely to the Internet community.
www.fotw.net /flags   (443 words)

  
 Belarus in the Soviet Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Real flags (all 15) usually were either with reverse analogous to obverse (but with star and hammer-and-sickle near the hoist) or with reverse = mirrored obverse.
The emblem of the SSR was used until 10 December 1991, when the coat of arms with the horseman was introduced; Hesmer [hes92] does not mention the introduction date of the SSR coa.
However, this is not the red and green flag that was adopted as the Soviet republic’s flag in 1951, nor is it the current flag of Belarus: Instead, this flag has a light green bar at the base that goes up about 1/4 the hoist.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/su-by.html   (595 words)

  
 Belarusian Statehood
Unfortunately the historical significance of the "Pahonia" symbol and white-red-white flag as Belarusian national symbols is now strongly overweighed by their political meaning as the symbols of extremist political party of national opposition.
Our national symbol "Pahonia" or in English -"Chase"- is the same for Belarus and Lithuania since it comes from the days when Belarusians and Lithuanians were unified in one big commonwealth of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Rus'.
The Statutes of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania are considered to be one of the main treasures (in addition to Lithuanian Metrics) of Belarusan, Lithuanian, and Polish culture.
www.belarusguide.com /statehood   (5465 words)

  
 Latvia encyclopedia : Cultural Information , Maps, Latvia politics and officials, Latvian History. Travel to Latvia
Following rigged elections, in which only pro-communist candidates were allowed to run, the newly "elected" parliaments of the three countries formally applied to "join" USSR in August 1940 and were annexed into it as the Estonian SSR, the Latvian SSR, and the Lithuanian SSR.
The Estonian language, on the other hand, is not an Indo-European language and instead belongs to the Baltic-Finnic subgroup of the Finno-Ugric languages, sharing close cultural and historical ties with the Finnish language and culture.
Most visits to Lithuania start with the capital, Vilnius (Polish/Yiddish: Wilno/Wilna), which is also known as "the Jerusalem of the North"; from the 14th century until the German occupation in World War II, it housed numerous synagogues and the most famous rabbinical schools of the Ashkenazi world.
www.latviaiworld.com /wiki-Baltic_states   (1947 words)

  
  Lithuania in the Soviet Union
The Lithuanian national flag was definitely made by the same source in the USSR as the others, and before 1990.
The emblem of the SSR was probably introduced 1940 and replaced by the current arms 20 September 1991.
However, this is not the red and green flag that was adopted as the Soviet republic’s flag in 1951, nor is it the current flag of Belarus: Instead, this flag has a light green bar at the base that goes up about 1/4 the hoist.
fotw.fivestarflags.com /su-lt.html   (270 words)

  
  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.
On November 18 at the tenth session of its eleventh convention, the Supreme Council of the Lithuanian SSR was forced to change a chapter of the Constitution, and to grant the yellow-red-green flag the status of State flag.
flagspot.net /flags/lt.html   (2968 words)

  
 Flag of Belarus at AllExperts
The flag of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic was adopted by decree on 25 December1951
The earliest flag was plain red, and was used in 1919 during the existence of the Lithuanian-Byelorussian SSR.
The flag was used on the uniforms of the Belarusian hockey players and was used as a banner image behind the players during the playing of the national anthems.
en.allexperts.com /e/f/fl/flag_of_belarus.htm   (1876 words)

  
 Flag of Belarus information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The current flag is a modification of the 1951 flag used while the country was a republic of the Soviet Union.
The flag does not differ significantly from the flag of the Byelorussian SSR, other than the removal of the hammer and sickle and the red star, and the reversal of red and white in the hoist pattern.
The red color of the flag signifies the past history of Belarus, as the color used by the Belarusian forces at the Battle of Grunwald, and of the Red Army when they were fighting Nazi Germany during World War Two.
c10-ss-1-lb.cnet.com /reference/Flag_of_Belarus   (2373 words)

  
 flag
Sometimes the emblem of a territory was placed on a different background in the flag; for example, the flag of Kiev voivodeship was green, displaying on the right side a silver Archangel Michael on a red shield and on the left side a fl bear on a silver shield.
This flag was adopted by the Ukrainian Sich Riflemen in 1914.
The controversy between the advocates of a yellow-azure and those of an azure-yellow flag was decided by the 27 June 1949 resolution of the Ukrainian National Council, which stated that until the national emblems were defined by an independent government of Ukraine, the azure-yellow flag would be the Ukrainian national flag.
www.ualberta.ca /~cius/eu/articles/art-flag.htm   (1367 words)

  
 US Bazaar.com : Encyclopedia Pages : USSR
On December 29, 1922 the Russian SFSR, the Transcaucasian SFSR, the Byelorussian SSR and the Ukrainian SSR signed a Treaty of Creation of the USSR forming the Soviet Union by a conference of the representatives, which was confirmed on December 30, 1922 by the 1st Congress of Soviets of the USSR.
The Soviet flag as it was lowered over the Kremlin for the last time.
One republic, Karelo-Finnish SSR, was disbanded in 1956, and the territory formally became the Karelian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (ASSR) within the Russian SFSR.
encyclopedia.us-bazaar.com /?title=USSR   (7200 words)

  
 Belarus
The National Flag of the Republic of Belarus is a rectangular banner, the ratio of height to length is 1:2.
The National Flag of the Republic of Belarus is a rectangular color cloth consisting of two longitudinal stripes: red upper stripe and green lower stripe that are two-thirds and one-third of the flag width respectively.
The BY national flag is defined as the soviet era BSSR flag minus the golden hammer anc sickle, and therefore the colors are medium green, white and medium red (a.k.a scarlet, alyi~ in Russian).
flagspot.net /flags/by.html   (2265 words)

  
 History of Soviet Flags
The length is double the width of the flag, the length of the rectangle with letters is one and a half of the half-flag width, and the width of the rectangle is half of the flag width.'
In it the Soviet flag is described with a crossed sickle and hammer and a five-pointed star- symbols of the indestructible union of workers and peasants in the struggle for the establishment of a communist society.
The state flags of the five new federal repubilcs were red fields with abbreviations of the names of republics, with images of the sickle and hammer and the five pointed star.
www.hampshireflag.co.uk /world-flags/allflags/su-text.html   (5180 words)

  
 Flag of the Georgian SSR Information
This flag was adopted by the Georgian SSR on April 11, 1951.
Between 1937 and the adoption of the above flag in the 1940s, the flag was red, with the Georgian characters საქართველოს სსრ (Sakartvelos SSR) in gold 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
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Flag_of_the_Georgian_SSR   (141 words)

  
 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.
There was no hammer and sickle on the reverse side.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/fl/Flag_of_Estonian_SSR.html   (79 words)

  
 History of Soviet Flags
The state flags of the five new federal republics were red fields with abbreviations of the names of republics, with images of the sickle and hammer and the five-pointed star.
On the flag of Gruzian SSR dove-blue horisontal stripe represents the Black sea, and the dove-blue sun in square canton - unclouded sky of sunny Georgia.
Furthermore, on the flags of all republics, under the sickle and hammer there is inscription in gold letters - full or abbreviated name of the republic; on some of flags the inscription is in one or two national language and in Russian.
www.hampshireflag.co.uk /world-flags/allflags/su-text2.html   (5255 words)

  
 flag of Lithuania in the Soviet Union flags
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 Lithuanian national flag was definitely made by the same source in the USSR as the others, and before 1990.
The emblem of the SSR was probably introduced 1940 and replaced by the current arms 20 September 1991.
www.flags-of-the-world.net /flags/su-lt.html   (269 words)

  
 Estonian SSR - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Estonian SSR was formally annexed into the Soviet Union (USSR) on August 6, 1940, when it nominally became the 16th constituent republic of the USSR.
The leadership of the 'Estonian SSR' renamed the state the 'Republic of Estonia' again on May 8, 1990.
Russian SFSR - Ukrainian SSR - Byelorussian SSR - Uzbek SSR - Kazakh SSR - Georgian SSR - Azerbaijan SSR - Lithuanian SSR - Moldavian SSR - Latvian SSR - Kirghiz SSR - Tajik SSR - Armenian SSR - Turkmen SSR - Estonian SSR
www.1der.com /index.php/Estonian_SSR   (374 words)

  
 Heraldica Litvaniae - The heraldry of Belarus
The flag of the BSSR was based on the Soviet flag.
Due to rumours the author of the BSSR flag was a personal portraitist of Nazi generals in occupied Litva.
The green stripe symbolises the forests of Litva and/or Polesia, a region in the South of Litva.
www.geocities.com /heraldica_litvaniae/state.html   (1034 words)

  
 Flag of Lithuanian SSR Information
This flag was adopted by the Lithuanian SSR on July 15, 1953.
Prior to this, the flag was red with a gold hammer and sickle in the top-left corner, and the Latin characters LIETUVOS TSR above them in gold in a sans-serif font.
Armenian SSR - Azerbaijan SSR - Byelorussian SSR - Estonian SSR - Georgian SSR - Kazakh SSR - Kirghiz SSR - Latvian SSR -
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Flag_of_Lithuanian_SSR   (96 words)

  
 Belarus in the Soviet Union (early flags)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Also pure red flag was used in early 1919.
Byelorrusia was merged into Lithuanian-Byelarussian SSR on 27 february 1919 and was resstablished in august 1919.
This flag was replaced by a new one in 1951.
www.allstates-flag.com /fotw/flags/su-by_h.html   (93 words)

  
 Belarus in the Soviet Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
RSFSR had the only SSR flag with only non-horizontal stripes, while Byelorussia had the only one with both.
However, this is not the red and green flag that was adopted as the Soviet republic’s flag in 1951, nor is it the current flag of Belarus: Instead, this flag has a light green bar at the base that goes up about 1/4 the hoist.
I bet that the photo was taken near the border line and the writer mixed up in which side of it he was...
www.netlinkit.dk /fotw/flags/su-by.html   (205 words)

  
 Flag of Lithuanian SSR - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
Flag of Lithuanian SSR - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
This flag was adopted by the Lithuanian SSR on July 15, 1953.
Prior to this, the flag was red with a gold hammer and sickle in the top-left corner, and the Latin characters LIETUVOS TSR above them in gold in a sans-serif font.
www.music.us /education/F/Flag-of-Lithuanian-SSR.htm   (293 words)

  
 Anthem of Lithuanian SSR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The State Anthem of the Lithuanian SSR (Lithuanian: Lietuvos Tarybu Socialistines Respublikos Valstybinis Himnas) was the national anthem of Lithuania when it was a republic of the Soviet Union and known as the Lithuanian SSR.
The anthem was adopted by the Lithuanian SSR government in 1950.
The music was composed by Balys Dvarionas and Jonas Švedas, and the words were written originally by Antanas Venclova.
libraryoflibrary.com /E_n_c_p_d_Anthem_of_Lithuanian_SSR.html   (161 words)

  
 Image:Flag of Turkmen SSR.svg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Based on Image:Flag of the Soviet Union.svg, Image:Flag-turkmen-ssr.png and information at Flags of the World.
This image shows a flag, a coat of arms, a seal or some other official insignia.
The use of such symbols is restricted in many countries.
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