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In Vexilologie 120 [vex]
there is an article by Mikhail Revnivtsev
about some Russian regional flags [rev01].
It says the flag ratio 2:3, all stripes are equally wide (i.e., the
yellow hoist stripe = 2/9 of flag length), the soyombo emblem is dark
blue (i.e., there are two different shades of blue!) and is simpler
than that on the flag of Buryat Republic: the flame emblem is simple,
drop-like. Symbols were adopted in 1996 (December 10).
Jan Zrzavy, 17 Jul 2001
All these three flags (Mongolia’s,
Buryatia’s and Agin Buryatia's) show
António Martins, 05 Sep 2000
According to Atlas Mira [mir00],
the soyombo is identical to the one on the
Buryatian flag (vertically elongated, and not
António Martins, 19 Apr 2000
This flag is listed under number 124 at the chart Flags
of Aspirant Peoples [eba94] as:
«Agu”n Buryatia - South Siberia». With upper green and yellow
stripes twice narrower than the lower green stripes. Might be
erroneous, since Ust-Ordu”n Buryatia
is represented with equal stripes in the chart.
Ivan Sache, 15 Sep 1999
Adopted Jun 12 1992.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 27 Jan 2000
Is any particular reason or reasons why those flag design pattern are that similar to each other?