Red-Green Vs White-Red-White. The Two Flags of Belarus Explained

Belarus celebrated the Day of State Coat of Arms and State Flag on 12 May. Meanwhile, Belarusians are among very few nations, who have two flags competing for the right to be called a national symbol. An official one is a red-and-green flag with a Belarusian ornament on the left side. Its corresponding coat of arms consists of green and red ribbon, a map of Belarus on the globe in sun rays, wheat ears, and a red star. Another pair of symbols is a white-red-white flag and a coat of arms Pahonya (“pursuit” or “chase” in Belarusian – note BelarusFeed), … Continue reading Red-Green Vs White-Red-White. The Two Flags of Belarus Explained