The Soviet Union Flag: The Hammer And Sickle

The Soviet Union Flag: The Hammer And Sickle

The flag represents the thought of a nation, community or religion in a symbolic way. It is the ideology that put forward on behalf of the mass number of people in a region. And such is the Soviet Union Flag from the time socialist and communist demolished Romanov Dictatorship in the early ’90s.

But the beginning of this depiction of Red flag signifies communalism, which was used as a popular right against the autocratic government during French Revolution and later being adopted by the Paris Commune as their official flag in 1871. Then it was used again with a little tweak by the Bolsheviks, A socialist political party of Russia, during the Russian Revolution in 1917.

It was in 1922, Red banner was induced with hammer and sickle and a red star golden lined at the upper hoist quarter of the flag declared as Soviet Union Flag. It was their motto implies in Soviet Union Flag.

Symbol Depicts

The Soviet Union Flag: The Hammer And Sickle

The Red star indicates the colour of the blood irrespective of nations and religions with its top pointed edge dictates intelligent to criticize the way things were to improve the lives of everyone and second edge of the Red star refer to the military group defending the communalism, third one for the youth to take the Communism to the next generation with the fourth for workers in factory and fifth for peasantry.

As a whole red star represents communalism as well as socialism. Along with the hammer and sickle signifies unity on the communal ground. It was the depiction of the idea as “what is needed to be done” by Vladimir Lenin, a political and revolutionary figure in Russia who was revolting against Romanov dictatorship. It was Lenin’s idea to include hammer and sickle to the Soviet Union Flag.

Final Discussion And Decision

The Soviet Union Flag: The Hammer And Sickle

The Soviet Union Flag had been modified from time to time, as it was red, tilted orange flag with a coat of arm at its center. The State Emblem of the Soviet Union inscribed with a sickle and a hammer on a globe depicts the Proletarians of the world. Unite in six languages representing Republics of the Soviet Union which was placed on a red ribbon covering the lower part of the coat of arms, two wreaths of wheat.

However, this representation of the Soviet Union flag last for four months and again rendered later by taking off the globe and coat of arms leaving hammer and sickle with a red star above it. The hammer and sickle were in a square with sides equal to 1⁄4 of the flag’s height. The sharp tip of the sickle lies in the center of the upper side of the square, and the handle of the hammer and sickle rest in the bottom corners of the square.

The length of the hammer and its handle is 3⁄4 of the square diagonal. This square box was taken off later by the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet Union and left with a hammer and sickle with a red star above remain the National Flag of Soviet Union till the disintegration of Soviet Union in 1991.

Thus, the Soviet Union Flag represents the equality and unity within the working class people and this way of representation has been adopted by various other countries at present like the Republic of China, Republic of Korea, etc. to bring the idea of the communal ground of oneness and unity among labors and workers.

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