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Русский: Государственный герб Союза Советских Социалистических Республик с 1958 по 1991 гг.
English: Coat of arms of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics from 1958 to 1991
Español: Escudo de la Unión de las Repúblicas Socialistas Soviéticas utilizado de 1958 a 1991
Deutsch: Wappen der Union der Sozialistischen Sowjetrepubliken von 1958 bis 1991
Українська: Державний герб Союзу Радянських Соціалістичних Республік з 1958 по 1991 рр.
Беларуская: Дзяржаўны герб Саюза Савецкіх Сацыялістычных Рэспублік з 1958 па 1991
Oʻzbekcha: Совет Социалистик Республикалар Иттифоқи Давлат герби
Қазақша: КСРО Мемлекеттік елтаңбасы
ქართული: სსრკ-ის გერბი
Azərbaycanca: ССРИ ҝерби
Lietuvių: Tarybų Sąjungos herbas nuo 1958 iki 1991 metų
Молдовеняскэ: Стема Униуний Советиче
Latviešu: PSRS ģerbonis
Кыргызча: CCPC Мамлекеттик герби
Тоҷикӣ: Нишони давлатии ИҶСШ
Հայերեն: ԽՍՀՄ զինանշանը
Türkmençe: ССРС байдагы
Eesti: NSV Liidu vapp
Date 7 July 2006
Source Own work from Image:Soviet Hammer and Sickle and Earth.svg and Image:Soviet coat of arms.svg. It was then corrected and is believed to be close to official version, for example, one from the 3rd ed. of the Great Soviet Encyclopedia, available online here
Author Madden, reworked by F l a n k e r
( Reusing this file)
Public domain This work is not an object of copyright according to Part IV of Civil Code No. 230-FZ of the Russian Federation of December 18, 2006.

Article 1259. Objects of Copyright

Paragraph 5

Copyright shall not apply to ideas, concepts, principles, methods, processes, systems, means, solutions of technical, organizational and other problems, discoveries, facts, programming languages.

Paragraph 6

Shall not be objects of copyright:
  • official documents of state government agencies and local government agencies of municipal formations, including laws, other legal texts, judicial decisions, other materials of legislative, administrative and judicial character, official documents of international organizations, as well as their official translations;
  • state symbols and signs (flags, emblems, orders, banknotes, and the like), as well as symbols and signs of municipal formations;
  • works of folk art (folklore), which don't have specific authors;
  • news reports on events and facts, which have a purely informational character (daily news reports, television programs, transportation schedules, and the like).

Full text of the Code: in Russian in English.

Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation.svg

Comment – According to interstate and international compacts, the Russian Federation is the legal successor of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; therefore, this license tag is also applicable to official symbols and formal documents of the Russian SFSR and the USSR (union level).

Warning – This license tag cannot be applied to proposed official symbols and drafts of formal documents, which can be copyrighted.

  1. The union level means that use of official symbols and the formal documents of 14 other Soviet Republics is the subject of law of their legal successor. See respective license tags.


This image shows a flag, a coat of arms, a seal or some other official insignia. The use of such symbols is restricted in many countries. These restrictions are independent of the copyright status.

Additional informations

  • Colours used:
Gold: html gold #FFD700.
Sky blue: (may also translate as "light blue") taken from en:Azure (colour)#Sky blue.
Light brown.
Red: html red #FF0000.
  • Discussion about this coat of arms.
  • Inscriptions on ribbons (which are translated into English as "Proletarians [i.e. workers] of the world, unite!") are as follows:
Левая сторона Правая сторона
Туркменский: Әхли юртларың пролетарлары, бирлешиң! Эстонский: Kõigi maade proletaarlased, ühinege!
Таджикский: Пролетарҳои ҳамаи мамлакатҳо, як шавед! Армянский: Պրոլետարներ բոլոր երկրների, միացե'ք
Латышский: Visu zemju proletārieši, savienojieties! Киргизский: Бардык өлкөлордүн пролетарлары, бириккиле!
Литовский: Visų šalių proletarai, vienykitės! Молдавский: Пролетарь дин тоате цэриле, уници-вэ!
Грузинский: პროლეტარებო ყველა ქვეყნისა, შეერთდით! Азербайджанский: Бүтүн өлкәләрин пролетарлары, бирләшин!
Узбекский: Бутун дунё пролетарлари, бирлашингиз! Казахский: Барлық елдердің пролетарлары, бірігіңдер!
Украинский: Пролетарі всіх країн, єднайтеся! Белорусский: Пралетарыі ўсіх краін, яднайцеся!
Русский: Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь!

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