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East Karelia (Russia), 1930

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Historical karelian flag
image by António Martins, 02 Aug 1999
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In the 1930’s, according to Paskov [pas94], a new flag was proposed for the East Karelian government. This was also a Scandinavian cross flag, but this time much more close to the flag of Finland: White field with a blue cross bordered in yellow. Apparently, this was not adopted, because Paskov notes that the symbols, arms and flag, adopted in 1920 are «still the official symbol of Karelian organizations in Finland up to the present and lately both symbols have become current in Karelia too.», p. 343.
Jan Oskar Engene, 23 May 1997


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