Source Everything you didn’t know about Ukraine’s flag

At a small exhibit at the National History Museum in Kyiv on Ukraine’s flag, one notices something particular about the flags from the Soviet times and early days of independence: they’re homemade — sewn by hand with different fabrics of slightly different blues and yellows, the result of a ban on their production and display in the USSR.  

A more recent flag in the exhibit is stained with blood – that of a protestor gunned down by security forces during Ukraine’s EuroMaidan Revolution in 2014. The title card beside the flag says it was draped over his body following his murder.

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