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by Victor Lemantsov, 21 March 2004
In the Codex of Legislation of Republic of Belarus (N 1, 19.02.2004, Section First, Decrees and orders of the President of Republic of Belarus) is published (1/5305 on 12.02.2004 ) the Decree of the President of Republic of Belarus on February, 9, number 60 About establishment of official heraldic symbols of administratively - territorial units of Region of Vitebsk.
This decree has established coats of arms and flags of Vitebsk-city, and of settlements of Vidzy and Druya in District of Braslav and Kopys in District of Orsha; of coats of arms of Disna-city in District of Mior, settlements of Vetrino in District of Polotsk, Podsvilie in District of Gluboksky and of Ulla in District of Beshenkovichy.
The flag of Vitebsk-city represents a rectangular cloth of blue color with a ratio of the sides 1:2. Only in the centre of a obverse side of the flag, the coat of arms of city of Vitebsk-city are placed.
The coat of arms of Vitebsk-city are: on a blue field of a Spanish shield, there is an image of the Savior in a profile, under him placed naked red sword. Angels are supportes.
Mikhail Revnivtsev, 20 March 2004