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  Encyclopedia: Flags of the Soviet Republics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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/Flags-of-the-Soviet-Republics   (931 words)

  
 Flag of the Soviet Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This flag was the official flag for four months, and was replaced as the official flag by the more familiar "hammer and sickle" design during the third session of the CIK of the USSR on 12 November 1923.
The newly adopted official 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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Soviet_flag   (449 words)

  
 Subnational flags of the Soviet Union
The flag of Russia was the only SSR flag only with non-horizontal stripes, while the flag of Byelorussia had the only one with both.
The exact face used on ASSR flags was one of Smith’s unanswered doubts in the special number of The Flag Bulletin dedicated to soviet vexillology [smi72].
The SFSR status indicated that that republic itself was a federation of several ASSRs (Autonomous Socialist Soviet Republics), possibly also with "non-ASSR" territory, so to speak, as in the case of the Russian SFSR.
www.fanshop-online.de /fahnen-flaggen-infos/su-.html   (1527 words)

  
 Subnational flags of the Soviet Union
SSR flags (and most soviet flags containing red) were medium red (aka scarlet, alyĭ, or simply krasnyĭ), not dark red (aka purpure — purpurnyĭ or kropovyĭ).
The 1936 Stalin Constitution names 11 republics as forming the USSR: the RSFSR, the Ukrainian SSR, the White Russian SSR, the Georgian SSR, the Armenian SSR, the Azerbaijan SSR, the Kazakh SSR, the Kirghiz SSR, the Uzbek SSR, the Turkmen SSR, and the Tajik SSR.
In March of 1940, the Karelian ASSR is upgraded to Karelo-Finnish SSR, pending the conquest of Finland.
flagspot.net /flags/su^.html   (1527 words)

  
 flag of Transcaucasia in the Soviet Union flags, Fahnen, Flaggen, FOTW bei Nationalflaggen.de
After the three republics (Armenia, Azerbaidjan, and Georgia) had been conquered by the Red Army, a Transcaucasian Socialist Federal Soviet Republic was formed in 1922, becoming a Union Republic of the USSR in the same year.
In 1936 this republic was abolished and Armenia, Azerbaidjan, and Georgia were established as Union Republics.
In a 1923 banknote I’ve found what seems to be a red flag with a five pointed star belonging to the Federation of Socialist Soviet Republics of Transcaucasia, flown on top of a bulding (perhaps the Soviet) in Erevan (?).
www.nationalflaggen.de /flags-of-the-world/flags/su-tc.html   (271 words)

  
 Erroneously reported flags, 1992 and 1993 (Kazakhstan)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The flag disappeared in the 1993 edition and was replaced by the "regular" national flag.
The Law on State Flag (4 June 1992) permitted to use the flag of 1953 until 1 January 1994.
This flag is described in Polish geographic almanach published in 1993 as flag of Kazakhstan.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/kz!err.html   (246 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (CIS And Baltic Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
The Soviet Union was the first state to be based on Marxist socialism (see also Marxism; communism).
Soviet industry was owned and managed by the state, and agricultural land was divided into state farms, collective farms, and small, privately held plots.
Russia, officially the Russian Soviet Federal Socialist Republic (RSFSR), was only one of the constituent republics, but the terms "Russia," the "USSR," and the "Soviet Union" were often used interchangeably.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/U/UnionSov.html   (263 words)

  
 Army flags of the Soviet Union
There were three flags on the post-cards: flag of Navy (real flag of 1935 — white field with red star, hammer and sickle, blue stripe in bottom), Flag of Aviation (real flag) and this “Flag of Army”.
W.Smith states [smi80] that these flags of republics (introduced in 1950's) were also military (or army) flags.
The flags of republics of USSR were only state flags (not war flags).
www.fanshop-online.de /fahnen-flaggen-infos/su^.html   (482 words)

  
 Kyrgyzstan
The state flag of the Republic of Kyrgystan is a horizontal rectangle of red colour, in center of which is set a circular solar disk with fourty regularly distributed rays of yellow colour.
The sheet showes obverse and reverse of the flag attached on a flagstaff topped with a spearhead ornamented with an ornament that is almost certainly a hammer and sickle (though it may alos be a crescent and star, it is hard to tell!).
The Standard (flag) of the President of the Kyrghyz Republic consists of a red cloth (color of the State flag of the Kyrghyz Republic), framed with gold tape (width 50 mm) and fringed in gold.
www.fotw.net /flags/kg.html   (2047 words)

  
 Soviet Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Soviet national flag, as most soviet flags, used a medium, bright shade of red.
If the flag was “flipped” as the US flag is, the HandS faced “down” and was reversed.
The state emblem of the Soviet Union (corresponding to a coat of arms) had the Earth superimposed by the hammer and sicle.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/su.html   (494 words)

  
 LITUANUS. Vol. 38, No. 3 - Fall 1992
The steadfast Baltic drive for autonomy and independence is rooted in the intense nationalistic identity of the Baltic people, born of centuries of a unique interplay of factors contributing to this strong sense of nationalism.
Soviet authorities argued that since the pact did not result directly in the annexation of the republics, its invalidity did not render the annexation itself invalid.
Notwithstanding years of Russian and Soviet measures designed to undermine Baltic nationalism, the three republics kept alive a durable sense of national identity born of those key elements of history, geography, language, religion, economics, and legal and political systems.
www.lituanus.org /1992_3/92_3_04.htm   (5736 words)

  
 Flags HQ : Soviet Flag
History of the flag, its colors, the coat of arms, and the national anthem.
Flags HQ does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the content available on this Website.
Flags HQ excludes all liability of any kind (including negligence) in respect of any third party information or other material made available on, or which can be accessed using, this Website.
www.flags-hq.com /sovietflag/index.php   (577 words)

  
 Flag of the Soviet Union
The obverse of the flag of the Soviet Union consists of a plain red flag, with a hammer crossed with a sickle and a red star in the upper hoist.
The reverse of the flag consists of a plain red field.
The text of this article is licensed under the GFDL.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/fl/Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union.html   (140 words)

  
 The Hindu News Update Service
Soldiers in modern and World War II-era uniforms _ infantrymen with metal helmets and red flags topped by Soviet insignia, sappers with dogs, airmen with fl padded helmets _ marched in tight formation, the slap of their boots echoing across the cobblestones.
Meeting at the Soviet leader's residence on Sunday night, Bush and Putin were at pains, however, to avoid casting a cloud over the VE Day celebration.
Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu
www.hindu.com /thehindu/holnus/000200505091101.htm   (461 words)

  
 Russia
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was established as a federation on Dec. 30, 1922.
Soviet foreign policy, at first friendly toward Germany and antagonistic toward Britain and France and then, after Hitler's rise to power in 1933, becoming anti-Fascist and pro–League of Nations, took an abrupt turn on Aug. 24, 1939, with the signing of a nonaggression pact with Nazi Germany.
The U.S. Senate refused to ratify the treaty because of the invasion of Afghanistan by Soviet troops on Dec. 27, 1979.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107909.html   (3140 words)

  
 Poland Other Former Soviet Republics - Flags, Maps, Economy, History, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, ...
This approach enabled Warsaw to negotiate for Polish interests with the central political authority that remained in Moscow as the Soviet Union dissolved, while simultaneously developing bilateral ties with the individual republics that would emerge from that process as independent neighbors.
The failure of the August coup signaled to Warsaw the end of the highly centralized Soviet state and the feasibility of officially recognizing independence-minded republics.
On the day following the formal dissolution of the Soviet Union, Poland announced that it was prepared to open normal diplomatic relations with all the members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS--see Glossary).
www.photius.com /countries/poland/government/poland_government_other_former_soviet_~1051.html   (308 words)

  
 Soviet posters 1
This officer, hero of the Soviet Union, commands the border patrol troops.
The national anthems of the Latvian Republic and the [former] Soviet Union, in both Latvian and Russian languages.
Flags of the USA and [former] USSR, the Soviet Union.
posters.nce.buttobi.net /russ1.htm   (1583 words)

  
 Soviet-Empire.com Archive :: View topic - Nationalism and campaigning
Since we all "Communists" and therefore internationalists,I propose a law that all non soviet or red flags be banned from signatures.I also propose a ban on campaign slogans on signatures as well.Most of the people that vote visit this forum and are aware of who is running for what position.Big slogans are eyesores like billboards.
I don't think it matters where anyone comes from.I meant to say non Soviet era flags.Nationlism is bourgeois and should have no place here.This is not a slight to anyones national origin.The only exceptions would be the flags of the Soviet republics.All Soviet military and political flags are more than acceptable.Unity,Comrades.
But flags from other nations just help nationilism which is in all regards a destructive force.
www.politicsforum.org /soviet/viewtopic.php?t=2642   (852 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The World Encyclopedia of Flags: The Definitive Guide to International Flags, Banners, Standards and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
One thing you learn about flags is that a new national flag will replace an old one somewhere in the world at reasonably regular intervals, because of political changes.
Alfred Znamierowski compiled this exhaustive work on flags, the meanings behind the colors, flag families, parts of flags, and flags of countries, states, organization, of revolution and politics.
It isn't just that he gives all the flags of the world's contemporary countries as UN members, but he lists and depicts the 8 or 9 secessionists who are dba as independent countries, recognition or not, UN membership or not.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0754801675?v=glance   (1715 words)

  
 ABM -- The Flags of Belarus             (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Note: This flag stamp is the first time since 1921 when Belarus issued a postal stamp, an important aspect of the nation's sovereignty.
This flag was also adopted by the Belarusian Democratic Republic in 1918, and has three horizontally arranged stripes, white-red-white, of equal width.
The current official symbols of Belarus, as of the referendum of May 14, 1995, returned Belarus to a modified Soviet-era flag (from either 1951 or 1956; I have found two dates) and state seal (similar to the other Soviet republics; from 1919).
www.belarus-misc.org /flags.htm   (849 words)

  
 World Leaders Honor Soviet WWII Sacrifice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Putin thanked the Soviet Union's allies for their role and called for unity among the former Soviet republics - and the world.
And amid mutual accusations between Russia and the West of meddling in former Soviet republics, he said Russia stands for the right of all nations to choose their own way in the world.
Despite the show of unity, the celebrations have also sparked controversy, and thrown a spotlight on the precarious international position of Putin, who faces U.S. criticism on his democratic record and is struggling amid growing Western influence in the former Soviet republics.
www.cbn.com /cbnnews/Wire/050509a.asp   (1133 words)

  
 "The Event of Our Era": Former Soviet Muslim Republics Change the Middle East - article by Daniel Pipes
The independence of republics in the Transcaucasus (Azerbaijan) and Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan), has profound implications for the Middle East, and especially for their four immediate neighbors-Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.
Azerbaijan is a nation divided in two, with the independent Republic of Azerbaijan (capital, Baku) in the north and the traditional Iranian province of Azerbaijan (capital, Tabriz) in the south.
Demirel asserted that "The presence of an additional five flags beside the star and crescent boosted our prestige and that of the Turkic republics." "A new world is being born," he declared, "and Turkey is a window on it....
www.danielpipes.org /article/242   (12184 words)

  
 Soviet Posters 6
279/ The soviet type of power is a road to socialism that was found by masses of workers.
557/ The Soviet republic unites workers of all nations and protects the interests of workers regardless of their nationality.
555/ Soviets [elected bodies of power, as opposed to the government entirely controlled by the communist party] take all the fullness of power and all the responsibility on themselves.
www.sweb.cz /posters/listy/russ6.htm   (2244 words)

  
 Georgia Within the Soviet Union - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, ...
In seven decades as part of the Soviet Union, Georgia maintained some cultural independence, and Georgian nationalism remained a significant--though at times muted--issue in relations with the Russians.
In 1936 the federated republic was split up as Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia, which remained separate Soviet socialist republics of the Soviet Union until the end of 1991.
Although Stalin and Lavrenti Beria, his chief of secret police from 1938 to 1953, were both Georgians, Stalin's regime oppressed Georgians as severely as it oppressed citizens of other Soviet republics.
workmall.com /wfb2001/georgia/georgia_history_within_the_soviet_union.html   (261 words)

  
 News 14 Carolina | 24 Hour Local News | TOP STORIES
More than half a million Soviet soldiers are killed in the engagement, considered among the greatest tank battles in history.
Soldiers in modern and World War II-era uniforms -- infantrymen with metal helmets and red flags topped by Soviet insignia, sappers with dogs, tank men with fl padded helmets -- marched in tight formation, the slap of their boots echoing across the cobblestones.
Putin thanked the Soviet Union's allies for their role and called for unity among the former Soviet republics -- and the world.
www.news14charlotte.com /content/top_stories?ArID=93065   (1386 words)

  
 soviet propaganda posters 3
Romanians were cutting the central, socialist emblem out of their flags during the revolution in 1989.
It was not said that Stalin was arresting and/or killing most of the soviet POWs and soviet army soldiers that were chasing Germans back to Germany - fearing that they saw too much of the world.
This was a fine example how the Soviet communists planted a seed with tanks in the Czechoslovakia and that seed outlived them...
posters.nce.buttobi.net /russ3.htm   (2069 words)

  
 Naharnet Newsdesk - World Leaders Mark 60th Anniversary of Allies' Victory over Nazis
A somber President Vladimir Putin on Monday paid tribute to the huge wartime sacrifice of the Soviet Union and called for unity against new threats as Russia held a lavish parade attended by dozens of world leaders to mark the 60th anniversary of the Allies' victory over Nazi Germany.
The ceremony, full of Soviet imagery, began with four goose-stepping soldiers dressed in ceremonial green and gold embroidered uniforms carrying a red flag with a hammer and sickle.
This was a replica of the banner of the Red Army's 150th Rifle Division, which was flown from the top of the Reichstag on May 1, 1945, in Berlin after the building was seized.
www.naharnet.com /domino/tn/NewsDesk.nsf/TheWorld/199EC614EF05CF79C2256FFC002B39D8?OpenDocument   (803 words)

  
 Soviet-Empire.com Archive :: View topic - Need .gifs of Soviet flags?
This is the almost-complete encyclopedia of flags of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
We have utilized a flag that once stood for an oppressive and restricted Soviet Union because it is a symbol of the proletariat and we are aiming to redeem its value.
The flag should be returned to its true meaning which I think we are successful at doing.
www.politicsforum.org /soviet/viewtopic.php?t=998   (807 words)

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