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Novaya Zemlya island territory (Arkhangelsk reg., Russia)

MO Novaâ Zemlâ

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NZem flag
image by Vladimir Medvedev and António Martins, 30 Jul 2005
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About the flag

Municipality "Novaya Zemlya" (New Land) in Region of Arkhangelsk on archipelago New Land Isls in Russian sector of Arctic Ocean. Flag and coat of arms of New Land Isls are disigned by Heraldic Chamber of the Congress of municipalites of Russia under management Mr. Vladimir Medvedev (head of this Chamber) and official registered in the State Heraldic Register of the Russian Federation.

On archipelago New Land Islands is located the State Center of tests of the nuclear weapon of the Ministry of Defence of Russia. Nuclear tests are not present since 1990.

Mikhail Revnivtsev, 07 Dec 2003, quoting Vladimir Medvedev

The ice that the bears are standing on is in the shape of Novaya Zemlya.
James Dignan and Jorge Candeias, 07 Dec 2003

Coat of arms

NZem coa
image by Vladimir Medvedev and António Martins, 31 Jul 2005

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