Saturday, February 5, 2011

Meanings of Russian flag

The meaning of the current flag is:
white- nobility, frankness, generosity;
sky-blue - loyalty, honesty, irreproachability, chastity, faultlessness, wisdom;
scarlet- courage, magnanimity, love, self-sacrifice.

In the 19th century, the flag meant:
white- liberty, independence;
sky-blue - God Mother;
scarlet- sovereignty.
The colors themselves represent:
red= people,
blue= czar,
white= God. (picture of flag) (information)

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