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by Victor Lomantsov, 2 November 2001
On March,28 A.Lukashenko s ignedthe bill "About Standard
of the P resident of Re public of Be larus ". Standard will
be the copy of Belarus State flag, adopted at May 1995 referendum
but with some new details. On the small flag-pole there will be
reeved a silver cramp with engraved family name, name and
father's name of president. In the center of the flag will be the
golden image of state coat of arms. The flag will be fringed of
golden colour. The standard will be in service cabinet of head of
the nation. The copy of it will be erected over president
residence in Minsk, over other residences where president will
stay at this moment, will be placed at all presidents means of
Airat Sakaev, 29 March 1997
With the arms of Belarus that Zeljko sent, I was able to
composite a flag Isaw on Ukrainian television by a local outlet
here, of the Belarus presidential flag, which I saw on his car on
the tv footage.
Steve Stringfellow, 4 August 1997
In reference to the Belarus President's flag: The FRC says the
proportions should be 10:12 and that the arms should be only
slightly overlapping the green stripe.
Dave Martucci, 5 August 1997
On the Belarus' president standart is coat of arms only in
gold (not color), so the star de facto has a gold border. The
president standart (prop. 5:6) was hoisted 3.7.1997 on 9.00 a.m.
Source: Das Flaggenkabinett informiert 12/97 Standarte des Prasidenten der Republik Weissrussland (Erlass der Prasidenten der Republik Weissrussland Nr. 217)
Petr Exner, 12 August 1997
Yesterday, I saw President Lukashenko's speech in front of a
huge Belarus flag in the Parliament. This flag, probably the most
official of all Belarus flags, is slightly different from the
usual pictures. The red pattern in the white field is edged by
two narrow white vertical stripes; in other words, the national
ornament does not reach hoist and fly margins of the white field.
Jan Zrzavy, 22 August 1997
When being in the capital of Minsk (Miensk) some days ago I
noticed a special version of the official flag hoisted above
President Lukashenka's residence in Karl-Marx-Street. It
displayed in addition to the design of the Republic's flag in its
centre the golden outlined emblem of the Republic. I suppose it
to be the presidential flag (unfortunately a grim looking
militia-man kept me from taking a picture there).
Christian Gering, 10 January 1998
Concering Album 2000 [pay00] -
President of the Republic (1:1) - The flag is of the same design
as the national flag, defaced with
golden-lined CoA (height of the CoA is approximately (?) 1/2 of the hoist). The caption indicates square flag, but the figure is made as 5:6. The flag have golden fring on three sides (though, I believe that Album could have the fringe looking more like one and not like yellow border). The image above seems to imply that 5:6 ratio is undisputed, so maybe 1:1 above is just an
Zeljko Heimer, 11 March 2000
In a photo found s on
Yahoo News and can be also found at Lukashenko's official website, one can see the current Belarussian
President, Alexander Lukashenko. The flag is like the national
flag, including the ornament, with the same colors. The
flag is in a ratio of 5:6, defaced with the Belarus CoA on
it. The CoA is drawn in gold, but I do not know if the
flowers are drawn in their natural colors.
Zach Harden, 23 October 2001
I have only the reconstruction (!) of Belorussian presidential
flag at my site <www.vik-lomancov.narod.ru>.
I have no foto (and I never had it...). 5:6 - official ratio of the presidential flag .
Victor Lomantsov, 2 November 2001
Photo of this flag is at <www.president.gov.by>.
Notice how the arms is presented. It is a golden outline of
the arms, and the parts that are not golden, they are red.
Zach Harden, 22 Febuary 2003