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  Russian Flag
Observe above the flag of Russia which is a tricolor of three equal horizontal fields, white on the top, blue in the middle and red on the bottom.
The "coat of arms flag", sometimes called "Romanov dynastic flag": the official national flag of the Russian Empire from 1858 to 1883.This flag was utilized as naval and military ensign since 1693 at least, and was adopted as a merchant flag in 1705.
Allegedly, he based Russia's flag on the flag of the Netherlands, making it a tricolour with three equal horizontal fields, but he chose Russian colors for it (the flag of the Netherlands, for that time, was orange, white and blue).
www.russianstory.com /flag.html   (399 words)

  
 russia
Russia is a federated state with, in theory, widespread devolution to its regions.
We could say that white, blue and red flags were in used in Russia from about 1667, mainly in the quartered form with a blue cross, while from 1697, after the visit of Peter the Great to Netherlands, the triband design became the preferred one.
The symbols [flag and coat of arms] are given prominent mention in the words for the revived anthem — the re-established Soviet tune, with new words by the same poet who composed the original nearly 60 years ago.
www.msu.edu /~euroclub/russia.html   (1150 words)

  
 Russia - Pictures of Moscow, Travel, Economy and Map
Notes: Russia is the largest country in the world in terms of area but unfavorably located in relation to major sea lanes of the world; despite its size, much of the country lacks proper soils and climates (either too cold or too dry) for agriculture; Mount El'brus is Europe's tallest peak.
Russia has also improved its international financial position since the 1998 financial crisis, with its foreign debt declining from 90% of GDP to around 28%.
Russia's manufacturing base is dilapidated and must be replaced or modernized if the country is to achieve broad-based economic growth.
russia.europe-countries.com   (1427 words)

  
 Russia
State flag of Russia is a rectangular »« with three equal-size horizontal bands: the upper one is white (белый;), the middle one — blue (синий;), and the lower one is red (красный;).
The Russian flag (white-blue-red) was approved as National flag in August 1991 by the Supreme Soviet of RSFSR and was used together with the soviet era flag for a few months until finally adopted by decree of the Congress of People’s Deputies in December 1991.
The symbols [flag and coat of arms] are given prominent mention in the words for the revived anthem — the re-established Soviet tune, with new words by the same poet who composed the original nearly 60 years ago.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ru.html   (1573 words)

  
 Flag of Russia - Definition, explanation
He based Russia's flag on the flag of the Netherlands, making it a tricolour with three equal horizontal fields, but he chose Russian colors for it (the flag of the Netherlands at that time was orange, white and blue, with no red).
This flag was thus in use as naval ensign since the 1600s, and was adopted as a merchant flag in 1705.
The original flag was re-adopted by Russia on August 22, 1991.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/f/fl/flag_of_russia.php   (595 words)

  
 The Flag of Russia
And that flag begun untwisting on the Volgo-Kaspiskaya flotillia.
Historian suppose that the Dutch flag which consists of three horizantal lines the same color was a model of the one designed by Peter I. Dutch flag presented as the one of the first liberation flag in Europe.
The flag was white with an azure cross as the honour of holy apostle Andrey Pervozvanniy.
www.russianbrideguide.com /about_russia/flag.shtml   (803 words)

  
 Russia's Flag - EnchantedLearning.com
Russia's flag (sometimes called the "Imperial flag") was adopted on August 21, 1991.
The design of the flag is over 300 years old and was first used by Peter the Great (it was adapted from the flag of the Netherlands).
It was the official flag of Russia from May 7, 1883, until November 1917, when the communist Bolshevik revolution took place.
www.enchantedlearning.com /asia/russia/flag   (208 words)

  
 National Flag of Russia
This illustration of the Russia Flag is available for immediate download as a single flag or as part of a complete set of international flags.
Two sizes for each country flag are available: one in the official proportions as specified by the particular country and one in a standardized 3:5 ratio.
Both the EPS and WMF versions are vector based graphics allowing you to print high resolution flags at any size from as small as a postage stamp to as large as a billboard.
www.flagart.com /flags/russia.htm   (443 words)

  
 Russian Flag - Flag Of Russia
If you would like to use this flag of Russia or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this map of Russia or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this information for Russia or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
www.appliedlanguage.com /flags_of_the_world/flag_of_russia.shtml   (230 words)

  
 Скачать Flag of Russia , DOWNLOAD.RU-каталог условно-бесплатных и бесплатных ...
Скачать Flag of Russia, DOWNLOAD.RU-каталог условно-бесплатных и бесплатных программ, Российский флаг.
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www.download.ru /soft/screen_savers_art/desktop/Flag_of_Russia/20315   (76 words)

  
 RIA Novosti - Russia - Russia celebrates National Flag Day
Military chief says Russia not obliged to protect world from U.S. Bill on sanctions against Russian cos.
Russia to compensate for INF losses with Iskander missile system
Though unofficially, the colors of the Russian flag symbolize freedom and independence (white), faith (blue) and statehood (red).
en.rian.ru /russia/20060822/52963801.html   (255 words)

  
 HotBot Web Search for russia
Whether you live in Russia or planing a trip, russia.net is here to keep you updated on all the most current...
Information on Russia - geography, history, politics, government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities, as well as a map and the national...
Flags of Russian Federation; small, medium and large Flag of Russia; Interactive Factbook: GEOGRAPHY, Russian Flag, Map,Geography, People, Russia Government, Economy...
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 Russia.com - Russia Hotels, Tourism, and Travel Information - Russia
The New Jerusalem Monastery is situated in the town of Istra in the Moscow Oblast, Russia, and serves as home to the New Jerusalem Museum.
When you travel to Russia, if you happen to visit Moscow, take some time to explore the New Jerusalem Museum which welcomes over 200,000 visitors every year.
Russia ratifies deal to restructure Cuba`s debt (La Nueva Cuba)...
www.russia.com /about/flag   (835 words)

  
 Image:Flag of Russia.svg - Wikinews, the free news source
2 KB Colours corrected to the shades commonly seen on official Russian flags.
Even though these colour shades are most likely incorrect in historical use of the Russian flag.
2 KB Although the Russian law on the flag does not describe the specific shades of the colours, much like Yugoslavia's government did not the blue has been written to be a sort of azure.
en.wikinews.org /wiki/Image:Flag_of_Russia.svg   (525 words)

  
 October 1917 : A lost opportunity for socialism? The Russian Revolution
Lying for Leninism: An analysis of G. Zinoviev's letter to the I.W.W. A lengthy discussion of how Zinoviev lied about conditions in Bolshevik Russia in order to win the IWW to Communism.
In early 1921 food shortages led to a strike by Moscow workers which was repressed by the Bolsheviks
Translation into English of a Russian article on an IWW colony in Russia in the years from 1922 to 1926
flag.blackened.net /revolt/russia.html   (580 words)

  
 Flags of Russian Federation - geography; Russia Flags, Russia Map, Russia Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural ...
Flags of Russian Federation - geography; Russia Flags, Russia Map, Russia Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, Political System
Click on the flag to see the map.
Flag of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (former)
www.theodora.com /wfb/russia/russia_flags.html   (98 words)

  
 Russia Visa Application Service - Russia Tourist Visas, Russia Business Visa
Russia Visa Application Service - Russia Tourist Visas, Russia Business Visa
All US Citizens and foreign nationals who travel to Russia require an entry visa prior to leaving the US.
Using our Russia visa service, we can assist you in obtaining a visa as fast as same day or as leisurely as two weeks.
www.passportsandvisas.com /visas/russia.asp   (113 words)

  
 Russia Flag | Description of the Flag of Russia | Travellerspoint
Online Travel Guide > Flags of the World > Russia Flag (Large Version)
Description of the flag of Russia : "three equal horizontal bands of white (top), blue, and red"
Use our free travel mapping tool to plot your trip on an interactive world map!
www.travellerspoint.com /flags-large.cfm?country=Russia   (45 words)

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