Flag of RUSSIA
A high qality picture image of Russia's
The Russian Flag was readopted after the fall of
the Soviet Union on December 11, 1993. The flags use dates
back to 1668 when the first Russian naval Ship required a
flag to fly.
There are different theories of how the colors were
chosen. One is that the builder of the ship was of Dutch
origins so they simply adopted the colors of the Dutch
Another theory is that they use the colors on the coat of
arms of Moscow. The flag contains three
horizontal bands colored white, blue and red.