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[Flag of Chechenia]
by António Martins, 18 Apr 2000
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Variants of the State Flag

[Flag of Chechenia]
by Marcus Schmoeger, 03 Feb 1997

[Flag of Chechenia]
by Zeljko Heimer

There are several variants of the state flag reported, mainly differing in the circular symbol, especially in colouring of it. Flags without the symbol are also reported to be in use. Variations in width of the white stripes, and even flags without them are reported, but they seem to be erroneous.

Erroneous and variant depictions

Small green field (13+2+2+2+2)

[Flag of Chechenia]
by António Martins, 17 Feb 2001

Flag 105:165 cm, stripes 65:10:10:10:10; I received this information from Czechia. I have no official documents.
Victor Lomantsov, 17 Apr 2000

Smaller green field (6+1+1+1+1)

[Flag of Chechenia]
by Ivan Sache, 07 Apr 2000

This flag, with a stripe pattern of 6+1+1+1+1, is listed under number 108 at the chart Flags of Aspirant Peoples [eba94] as: «Nokhchyïchuo (Chechens) - North Caucasus, Russia».
Ivan Sache, 15 Sep 1999

Even smaller green field (4+1+1+1+1)

[Flag of Chechenia]
by Jorge Candeias, 03 Nov 1999

In today’s newspaper there was a picture of one chechen leader holding a chechen flag in such a way that it’s perfectly visible. The stripes undoubtly are green-white-red-white-green in porportions 4:1:1:1:1. At least in that particular flag, that could be hand-made. No further decorations in the flag.
Jorge Candeias, 11 Nov 1999

Equal stripes

[Flag of Chechenia]
by António Martins, 18 Apr 2000

For news reports on the Chechen conflict on SBS television in Australia, the graphic behind the newsreader features a “flag” with equal bands of green - white - red - white - green.
Dylan Crawfoot, 02 Nov 1999