[Global Times reporter Liu Yupeng] the 22nd of this month is the Russian flag day. A survey released by the Russian Social Opinion Research Center shows that 75% of Russians believe that the current white, blue and red national flag is more suitable for modern Russia, and 80% of middle-aged people aged 35-44 hold this view, Itar TASS reported on the 20th. In addition, 14% thought that the red Soviet flag with hammer and sickle symbol was more suitable, and the older generation of residents were more likely to hold this view. Another 3% of Russians think a new flag should be created, and 2% want to return to the black and yellow imperial flag. At the same time, nearly 70% of Russians find it difficult to correctly say the meaning of each color of the three color national flag. It is understood that in the Russian flag, white symbolizes truth, blue symbolizes loyalty and purity, and red symbolizes beauty and bravery. These three colors also represent the three climatic zones of the cold, sub frigid and temperate zones that Russia has crossed.