Russia Adopts New Flag

After months of intense, top-secret, sometimes factious debate, Russia has officially adopted a new flag. Replacing the former flag, with its three stripes of white, blue, and red, the new flag has six stripes, representing the six principal rivers of Russia (Volga, Moskva, Neva, Ob, Don, and Ural). “The former flag,” explains Dmitry Anokhin, Russian […]