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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 Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic This flag was adopted by the Ukrainian SSR on November 21, 1949.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Flag-of-Estonian-SSR   (614 words)

  
 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).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flags_of_the_Soviet_Republics   (162 words)

  
 Ukraine - History of the Flag
In the 15th century the flag of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania continued the Old Ukrainian tradition and was red with a golden tridentlike emblem (kolona) of the Gediminas dynasty.
This flag was adopted by the Ukrainian Sich Riflemen in 19l4.
The Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian SSR approved a new flag on 21 November 1949: the upper horizontal stripe, constituting two-thirds of the flag, was red; the lower, azure.
flagspot.net /flags/ua-flhis.html   (2404 words)

  
 Ukrainian National Flag
Among the well known flags of this kind are a golden flag with an eagle, presented to the Cossacks by Rudolf Gabsburg, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, in 1593, or a blue flag with a white-red eagle from Polish King Vladislav IV (1646).
On the western Ukrainian territories troops of the Russian National Guard were formed; its detachments were supposed to have flags with a golden lion on the blue field on one side, and on the other side the image of a patron of the local church.
The flag of the military navy is blue-and-yellow with the golden State Emblem in the left corner of the blue part of the banner.
www.president.gov.ua /en/content/10418_e.html   (1102 words)

  
 Ukrainian population - history of Ukraine, demographic studies of Ukraine
The roots of the Ukrainian nation are found in the Trypillian culture that evolved in the Middle Dnipro region in the third millennium B C., the heritage of the Scythian tribes, and the Chernyakhiv culture.
Its lands extended to the Gulf of Finland and the largest lakes of Karelia in the north, to the upper course of the Volga in the east, and to the Syan and Western Sub rivers in the west.
The destruction of such a large segment of the Ukrainian nation, whose biological potential was undermined for an entire century, was accompanied by a ban on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the physical liquidation of the Ukrainian intelligentsia.
www.gmdh.net /pop/history.htm   (1134 words)

  
 Flag of Tuva - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Flag of Tuva   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The Flag of Tuva (Tyva) is a design with light blue trapezoids and stripes surrounding white stripes; both border a yellow triangle.
The flag was created on September 18, 1992 by Oyun-ool Sat.
The colors of the flag of Tuva, like most national flags, have meanings that are important to the Tuvan people and their culture.
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Flag-of-Tuva.html   (262 words)

  
 Ukraine - Jokes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Ukraine (Україна, Ukrayina in Ukrainian; Украина in Russian) is a republic in eastern Europe which borders Russia to the east, Belarus to the north, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary to the west, Romania and Moldova to the southwest and the Black Sea to the south.
On Ukrainian territory (Rus' in the narrow sense), the state of Kievan Rus' was succeeded by the principalities of Halych and Volodymyr-Volynskyi, which were merged into the state of Halych-Volynia.
The Ukrainian landscape consists mostly of fertile plains, or steppes, and plateaus, crossed by rivers such as the Dniepr, Donets, Dnister and the Southern Bug as they flow south into the Black Sea and the smaller Sea of Azov.
www.jokes.eu.com /wiki/index.php?title=Ukraine   (2416 words)

  
 Galicia (Ukraine and Poland)
Ukrainians were a majority only in the eastern parts of this kingdom.
Flag of Ukraine in that time was the Soviet red flag with a blue stripe at the bottom.
Blue-red bicolor - flag of "Kingdom of Galizia and Lodomeria" in Austro-Hungary
flagspot.net /flags/ua-gal.html   (866 words)

  
 Ukraine - Gurupedia
Thus, the Ukrainian nation is distinguished as the first nation to fight the Axis powers during WW II in Carpatho-Ukraine and one that saw one of the greatest bloodsheds during the War.
The Ukrainian landscape consists mostly of fertile plains or steppes and plateaus, crossed by rivers such as the Dniepr, Donets, Dnister and the Southern Bug as they flow down into the Black Sea and the smaller Sea of Azov.
The dominant religions are the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, an Eastern Orthodox church, and the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, which practices eastern Christian rites but recognises the Roman Pope as head of the church.
www.gurupedia.com /u/uk/ukraine.htm   (1452 words)

  
 MAR | Data | Chronology for Crimean Russians in Ukraine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma refused to sign the law "On the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea," stating that the document contained many provisions that did not conform to the constitution and the laws of Ukraine.
Ukrainian officials maintained that the newspapers had not paid their customs duties, but the newspapers claimed they were being asked to pay a surcharge for the circulation of Russian material in Ukraine, which they refused.
Ukrainian television reported on ongoing ethnic tensions in the Crimea, including a rise in arrests related to the smuggling of provocative literature, arms, and ammunition to the peninsula.
www.cidcm.umd.edu /inscr/mar/chronology.asp?groupId=36905   (9323 words)

  
 Turning the pages back... September 3, 1991 (09/01/96)
Both flags were to fly until a referendum on national symbolism is held and proper changes to the Constitution are made.
The crowd, however, was angered when the blue-and-yellow flag was raised along with the red-and-blue on the single flagpole atop the Supreme Soviet building, and stormed up to the front steps, which were barricaded off.
After a last ditch effort by General Procurator Mykhailo Potebenko to overturn the Presidium's decrees banning the CPU and establishing a temporary commission of inquiry into the behavior of officials during the failed coup, his proposal to introduce debate on the issue was voted down.
www.ukrweekly.com /Archive/1996/359613.shtml   (715 words)

  
 Ukraine Embassy in Canada: Basic Facts about Ukraine
Ukrainian is considered mother tongue by 66.3%, and Russian by 31.3%.
The Verkhovna Rada is the Ukrainian Parliament and the sole legislative authority.
Ukrainian SSR becomes one of the founding members of the United Nations.
www.infoukes.com /ukremb/basfacts.shtml   (1359 words)

  
 Dniestr Republic (Moldova)
The flag of the Dniestr Republic is identical to that of the old Moldavian SSR.
In the canton there is an imaginary square; in the square (size 1/5 of the width of the flag) is the hammer and sickle in yellow and red star bordered yellow.
The star is in an imaginary square (size 1/10 of the width and situated 1/10 of the width of the flag).
flagspot.net /flags/md-dnies.html   (891 words)

  
 Soviet Russia (1917-1923) and early flags of Russia in the Soviet Union (1923-1954)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
This flag existed in 1918-1937: It was approved by Foreign Ministry (“People’s Commissariat”) on May, 20, 1918 (before the adoption of the Constitution) instead of the modern script variant.
The War Flag (called the State Flag after 1925) was red with the initials in a decorative slavonic script in the canton, bordered on the lower and fly sides by a gold fimbriation.
This flag was superceded in 1923 by the Flag of the Soviet Union.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/su-ru_h.html   (875 words)

  
 Ukraine-history
The western Ukrainian principality of Galicia, founded in the 12th century, suffered less from the Mongol invasion than the rest of the area, and was annexed by Poland in the 14th century.
In addition, Ukrainian peasants who fled the Polish effort to force them into servitude came to be known as Kossacks and earned a reputation for their fierce martial spirit.
Ukrainian writers and intellectuals were inspired by the nationalistic spirit stirring other European peoples existing under other imperial governments and were determined to revive Ukrainian linguistic and cultural traditions and re-establish a Ukrainian nation-state.
www.ukrainetour.com /tourinfo/Ukraine-history.htm   (964 words)

  
 Moldova
The regulation on flag of Moldova was adopted on 27 April, 1990.
In the centre (of the flag) on the yellow stripe is placed the state coat of arms of the Republic of Moldova.
The width of the coat of arms is equal to one-fifth of the length of flag, (and) the relationship between the width and the length of the flag is 1:2."
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/md.html   (2003 words)

  
 Ukraine
The state symbols of Ukraine are the State Flag of Ukraine, the State Emblem of Ukraine and the State Anthem of Ukraine.
Provisional legislation [W. Smith, 1992] concerning the flag was adopted on 4 September 1991, with opposition from the Communists.
The flag was on a demonstration against the "results" of the presidental election.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ua.html   (1365 words)

  
 globalEDGE (TM) | country insights - History of Ukraine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Ukrainian peasants who fled the Polish effort to force them into servitude came to be known as Cossacks and earned a reputation for their fierce martial spirit and love of freedom.
Ukrainian writers and intellectuals were inspired by the nationalistic spirit stirring other European peoples existing under other imperial governments and were determined to revive Ukrainian linguistic and cultural traditions and reestablish a Ukrainian state.
The Ukrainian national idea persevered during the twenties, but with Stalin’s rise to power and the campaign for collectivization, the Soviet leadership imposed a campaign of terror that ravaged the intellectual class.
globaledge.msu.edu /IBRD/CountryHistory.asp?CountryID=77&RegionID=2   (798 words)

  
 History
In 1596 the Ukrainian Catholic Church was born in the Union of Brest.
A group of Ukrainian bishops desiring to attain full equality with the Catholics for their Orthodox brethren in the Commonwealth brought their Church into union with the Pope, although they were allowed to retain their traditional liturgy and rites.
From 1648 to 1654, Ukrainian Cossacks under their Hetman, the Chief Cossack leader, Bohdan Khmelnytskyj, organized a series of revolts against the Poles, culminating in the liberation of Kyiv and the beginning of a period of Ukrainian autonomy under the Russian crown.
www.usukraine.org /cpp/history.htm   (2232 words)

  
 flag of Ukraine flags, Fahnen, Flaggen, FOTW bei Nationalflaggen.de
flag of Ukraine flags, Fahnen, Flaggen, FOTW bei Nationalflaggen.de
Ukrainian state flag was adopted on January 28, 1992 by Decree No 2067-XII of the Verkhovna Rada (=Supreme Council = Parliament).
De-facto, it abolished former State flag of the Ukrainian SSR, and proclaimed a blue and yellow as temporary official flag.
www.nationalflaggen.de /flags-of-the-world/flags/ua.html   (1228 words)

  
 Turning the pages back... December 25, 1988 (12/21/03)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The Soviets have consistently linked the tryzub and the blue and yellow flag to "bourgeois nationalism," ignoring their true history, said the Ukrainian Helsinki Union in a statement issued to the press on December 5.
Seventy members of the UHU's Kyiv branch voted to send the demands for consideration to the Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian SSR during a November 20 meeting in the republic's capital city.
The principality of Muscovy was the second to refuse this symbol, and after the conquest of Byzantium by the Turks, it adopted the Byzantium symbols - a two-headed emblem and a tricolor.
www.ukrweekly.com /Archive/2003/510313.shtml   (379 words)

  
 Ukrainian SSR Area Time zone Constitution of Ukrainian SSR Currency UTC World War II Density USSR Soviet Union Kiev   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The Ukrainian SSR (Ukrainian Українська Радянська Соціалістична Республіка, Russian Украи́нская Сове́тская Социалисти́ческая Респу́блика) was created on December 25, 1917, and was a constituent republic of the Soviet Union since the USSR was formed in 1922.
the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, the Crimea was transferred from the RSFSR to the Ukrainian SSR.
As the doctor announced, "It's a boy!" the Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian SSR was announcing its adoption of the Declaration on State Sovereignty of Ukraine.
en.powerwissen.com /QJN3||SL||ssfs6WTqQpFDUlzkg==_Ukrainian_SSR.html   (212 words)

  
 Moldavia in the Soviet Union (early flags) # fahnenversand.de - Fahnen Flaggen Fahne Flagge Nationalflaggen ...
According to Banderas [ban] 36: 12, this flag was in use until 1929 when the hammer and sickle disappear.
Ukrainian SSR abbreviation "УРСР" appeared only in the 1930-ies.
Moldavian ASSR flag with with latin letters existed for a short period in 1938, from January (when Constitution was approved) to February (when cyrillic script was again introducted).
www.fahnenversand.de /fotw/flags/su-md_h.html   (458 words)

  
 Ukraine Assessment V4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Ukrainians can trace the ancestry of their state to the principality of Kievan Rus, established on the River Dnieper and its tributaries in the ninth century, and the point of entry for Christianity in the tenth century.
The Ukrainian SSR was one of the founding members of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) in December 1922.
The age of enfranchisement for Ukrainian citizens is 18 years, and elections to organs of the state are declared to be free and conducted on the basis of universal, equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot.
www.asylumlaw.org /docs/ukraine/ind99b_ukraine_ca.htm   (17671 words)

  
 Moldavia in the Soviet Union (early flags)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The moldavian flag of 1924 is «ukrainian flag with added inscriptions».
According to Banderas [ban] 36: 12, "RSSU" was suppressed from the previous flag near 1935.
This flag was replaced by a new one in 31 January 1952.
www.allstates-flag.com /fotw/flags/su-md_h.html   (216 words)

  
 Ukraine Flag - World Flags 101 - Ukrainian Flags
The flag of Ukraine consists of two equal sized horizontal stripes - the top stripe is light blue and the bottom one is yellow.
The Ukrainian flag was adopted on January 28, 1992.
The flag was the same as the one flown in 1848, yellow on top of blue.
www.worldflags101.com /u/ukraine-flag.aspx   (215 words)

  
 Carpatho-Ukraine (1939)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The colors of the national flag of the Carpatho-Ukraine are blue and yellow, blue on top and yellow on the bottom.
The state emblem of Carpatho-Ukraine is the present national emblem: a bear on a red field on the sinister side, four blue and three yellow stripes on the dexter side, as well as the trident of Saint Volodymyr the Great.
Sub-Carpathian Ukraine is in is in Ukrainian: Pidkarpats'ka Rus'; in Russian: Podkarpatskaya Rus; in Czech: Podkarpatská Rus.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/ua-cu39.html   (746 words)

  
 Ukraine  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
In 1918 a Bolshevik (Communist) government was established in Ukraine, and in 1922 the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (SSR) was one of the four founding republics of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR).
Until 1990 all of the country's Orthodox churches were part of the Ukrainian exarchate, which was subsidiary to the patriarchate (jurisdiction of the patriarch, or head) of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Nearly 10 percent of the population, based almost exclusively in western Ukraine, belongs to the Ukrainian Catholic (Uniate) Church, a church of the Byzantine rite (see Eastern Rite Churches); banned in 1946, this church was officially revived in 1991.
www.galenfrysinger.com /ukraine.htm   (598 words)

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