What was the national flag of Russia in 2014?

A white-yellow-black tricolor was presented on 13 August 2014 by Oleg Tsarev as a potential state flag. This resembled an upside-down Romanov flag, which was the national flag of the Russian Empire from 1858 to 1883.

When was the tricolor removed from the Russian flag?

Following the creation of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic after the Bolshevik Revolution, the Russian tricolor was abolished, and its usage was preserved by the White Movement and the Russian state during the Russian Civil War.

What was the national flag of Russia before the Civil War?

Also this flag was a national trade and it was raised on Russian merchant ships. It existed before the introduction in 1858 of a black-yellow-white tricolor. Since 1896, it again became the national flag of the Russian Empire. It was also used by the Russian state during the Civil War in Russia.

Where can I find list of Russian Navy flags?

This is a List of naval flags of the Russian Federation, from independence from the Soviet Union in 1991 onward, for Soviet naval flags see List of USSR navy flags . Tokar L. N., Razygraev M. V., Ship flags, pendants and badges. 1700—2006. Moscow, Russian Knights Foundation, 2007. 580 pages. ISBN 978-5-903389-02-5

Is the DPR flag based on the Russian flag?

The DPR first flag variant is seen displayed amongst other flags such as the Russian and Donetsk Oblast ones. The flag of the Donetsk People’s Republic claims to be based on the flag of Donetsk–Krivoy Rog Soviet Republic. The black is commonly thought to represent the Black Sea or the coal industry in the Donbas region.

When did Russia stop using the tricolor flag?

When the Bolsheviks took power in 1917, the tricolor design was discarded, and a definitive new flag of the SFSR (one of the constituent republics of the Soviet Union) was introduced in 1954 (see flag of Russian SFSR), and this remained the republic’s flag until the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.