Last modified: 2006-06-24 by antonio martins
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Four small radical political parties, the largest being
“Workers’ Russia”, and Soviet dictator Josef
Stalin’s grandson joined forces Sunday as “The Stalinist
Bloc”. It was formally launched at a congress in a Moscow
hotel Sunday, beneath banners bearing Stalin’s portrait imposed
on a Soviet red star.
Jaume Ollé, 28 Aug 1999, quoting AP
Flags like this were used by several youth pro-president organizations,
led by movement Идущие
вместе (=Gone together).
In TV-reportage members of movement said: the red colour of the flag is
for past (communism), the white Andrew’s cross
is for modern times. Flags are not official. I saw this flag only one
Lomantsov Victor, 14 Jan 2005
Dov Gutterman, 22 Mar 1999
Probably belongs to one marginal pro-communist
organisation "Red Cross-road" (the meaning of the
inscription). I’ve never heard of that organisation
and have never seen the flag as well. The host of
the site is the International Center for Forming of
the Communist Doctrine.
Alexei Arkhipov, 22 Mar 1999
The mixing of tsarist symbols (Peter’s alternate
naval flag), hammer
and sickle and red-white-black might suppose a neonazi
(or “fascist”, as they’re called here) party or group,
a fringe group of soviet nostalgic nationalists (and
hence the saloon style lettering certainly isn’t an US
connection) but I’m not sure. None of the russians whom
I asked knew this one. (I also have no idea why "s" and
"t" are red while the other letters are black.)
António Martins, 08 Jul 1999
What look like the party flag is at
Is it a flag?
Dov Gutterman, Mar 1999
This weekend I saw TV reporting about congress
of Agrarian party. The flag was green with golden
Nikolay A. Khimenkov, 21 Mar 1999
I found a flag at
It referes to a polictal party named Self-Governing Workers.
Steve Stringfellow, 24 Jan 1999
The hands are suspisiously like W.
Smith’s proposal flag for Antartica.
Željko Heimer, 26 Jan 1999
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