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Culture news, 21.08.2002 17:16

August, 22 in museum - reserve "Peterhof" Day of the Russian flag will be held.

August, 22 in museum - reserve This action becoming already traditional, will be held on the Big cascade of the Bottom park. It is known, that the white-blue-red flag (tricolour) nowadays is the national Flag of Russia - for the first time was entered in the time of tsar Alexey Mihajlovich. White color traditionally symbolizes cleanliness, dark blue - faith, red - courage. For the first time tricolour was used as the Russian recognition symbol on courts of the Volzhsko-Caspian flotilla.

News source: regnum.ru

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