The day of State flag of the Russian Federation
on 20 August, it was established by the decree of the President of the country in 1994 was the restoration of the Russian flag has three colors since 1991 grabbing the glory of many previous generations.
First introduced the tricolor flag of the Tsar Alexey Mikhailovich in 1667 on the ship “EAGLE” the Colors of the flag: White – purity, blue – devotion, red – courage. But there are several treatises of the colors on the flag here is another: white – freedom, blue – the virgin, red – the integrity of the power (power status). Initially, this flag was used as the probability of a symbol on the ships of the Volga-Baltic fleet.
The image of the three-headed eagle, located in the center of the flag was redesigned in the early seventeenth century trading fleet. The Emperor said “On of any trade, marine vessels, henceforth to be a flag exactly as drawn. And other flags on all merchant ships forbidden to put ”. Then this flag became the state!
Every king who ruled in the period from 1858 to 1883, changed the image on it. Restore the flag to its previous three colors. In 1896 he was again confirmed the status of the sovereign flag, but in time of war within the state symbol of the USSR was a red flag, but after the collapse of the Soviet Union again became the state flag tricolor (white - red - blue), after a couple of decades, emblem and anthem became symbols of the great of Russia.