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Several variants of the Crimean
flag have been seen in use in Crimea and Russia. These four
designs were used once by "Pro-Russians",
but are now certainly abandoned, favouring the official
Antonio Martins, 29 July 1999
In a demonstration in Sebastopol the demonstrators for Russia flew a flag divided in half diagonally from the lower hoist to the upper fly; The upper part was white, and the other half is divided in blue and red, diagonally.
In this version, a blue triangle from the hoist and a red opposite from the fly. The center was white. I think this flag was in the Parliament.
In Moscow, a demonstration in favor of the Russians in Crimea used an identical flag to the Russian flag, but with a vertical blue band against the hoist.
Crimea's flag has also been reported as white, thin blue and red bars in a 5:1 ratio.