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Клецк

image by Tomislav Šipek, 22 January 2020


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Kletsk District

Here is flag of Kletsk and Kletsk district.
Tomislav Šipek, 23 January 2020

The coat of arms was adopted on 29.11.1999, and flag on 01.12.2011. Description of the flag: The flag of the city of Kletsk and the Kletsk district is a rectangular cloth with an aspect ratio of 1: 2, consisting of three equal horizontal stripes: top - blue, middle - yellow, bottom - black.
Valentin Poposki, 22 March 2020


People's Republic of Bielorussia

On Thursday's edition of the newspaper "Le Matin" from the Romandie, there is an article about a petition in a Bielorussian town of Klietsk, already countersigned by about 170 people, asking for a transformation of the town into a principality (?!) called People's Republic of Bielorussia (principality with a Republic name, furthermore an People's Republic!). The journal says that it's really annoying for Loukachenko, as had already happened in 1918 in the same region, where a PR of Bielorussia had existed for 10 months with a white and blue flag that today's independentist leader Oleg Nikouline would re-use....The leader would like to make this principality a kind of eldorado like San Marino...
Actually, the article is taken from an other journal, the Sievodna from Bielorussia.
Pascal Prince, 19 March 2001

A.Basov (Bielorussia) reported about w-b-w flag of National Movement of 'Yatvaki'. Blue stripe means the river Sozh.
Victor Lomantsov, 20 March 2001

The flag of Starayatvag was published some years ago for a vex bulletin probably Gaceta de Banderas, but I don't know anything about this minority. The flags is same that national Belarusian one in this era (w-r-w) but blue instead red.
That is the difference between starayatvag and yatvagi? Who are they?
Jaume Olle', 26 March 2001

Yatvagi - small nation lived in western-baltia. After defeat in battle against duck of Lithuania they went to river Sozh (now - in Belarus). 'mladoyatvagi' (young yatvagi) and 'starayatvagi' (old yatvagi)  - two political wings of national movement.
I don`t know details, but  'starayatvagi' - more friendly to Belarus, 'mladoyatvagi' - more independentists.
Victor Lomantsov, 28 March 2001