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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.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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