History of the Evolution of the Flag of the Peoples’ Free Democratic Republic of Koskovia, 1945-2015.
2 February 2015 § Leave a comment
Revodna, Noon — As this year marks the 70th anniversary of the PDFRK, State Historian Vaia Trukova gives a brief explanation of the evolution of the Fatherland’s flag in her forthcoming book, “A Brief Explanation of the Evolution of the Fatherland’s Flag.”
The Provisional Parliament elected on 1st May, 1945, selected this design for the nation’s flag, urged on by both President Vladik and Deputy President Kulik. (Note: They are each 50.1% responsible for the design, according to records.)The yellow represented the sun; the orange, the sun; and the brown, the soil. The Blue Stripe represented the ocean that the Communist Party planned to build within Koskovia. (Note: this project is in the planning states.The land-locked nature of the PFDRK is a complicating factor.) The Provisional Parliament also included the hammer-and-sickle and red star at the insistence of the Soviet armed forces, who
surrounded the delegates with weapons drawn kindly stood guard around the provisional parliamentarians when the voted on adding those symbols as ordered kindly suggested by Comrade Stalin.
On 1st June, however, US and British forces entered Koskovia following the withdrawal of Soviet forces and restored the monarchy under King Martinjo Skrovna Yablok Syska II. The CPPFDRK led an underground guerrilla movement against the King, resulting in his exile in 1949. During that period, the nation suffered under the reprehensible, degenerate, and savage Royal Koskovian Flag:
Following the collapse of the monarchy and the restoration of the Republic (in the wake of the Soviet
invasion forcible entry invited appearance), the 2nd Provisional Parliament of the PFDRK adopted this second version. The delegates added the branches to indicate their victory over the monarchy.
For various reasons, subsequent Central Flag Commissions chose to switch back and forth between Versions A and B, in an effort to remain ideologically pure. Therefore, between 1949 and 1995, the official version of the national flag alternated thusly:
1st June 1949-10th January 1965
4th April 1965-22nd November 1967
1 March 1970-7th March 1970
17 March 1970-11th September 1970
12th September 1970-1 April 1980
1 April 1980 – 31 December 1980
1 January 1981 – 15 November 1989
10th January 1965-4th April 1965
22nd November 1967-29 February 1970
7 March 1970-17th March 1970
11th September 1970-12th September 1970
1 April 1980
31 December 1980-1 January 1981
On 15 November 1989, the Congress of Peoples’ Deputies adopted the Sun-and-Star flag, to represent the reforms begun that year. The text of the bill, however, did not specify he removal of the hammer-and-sickle as the deputies intended, and so it remained. This was corrected by Version C-1 (below), on 31 October 1992.
On 2 January 1995, the Congress of Peoples’ Deputies adopted the current flag after vigorous debate
and several stabbings.