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Medium blue field with a wavy white bend.
This flag is listed under number 96 at the chart Flags
of Aspirant Peoples [eba94] as:
«Terek Cossacks - North Caucasus, Russia».
Terek is a river flowing nearly parallel to the Caucasus through
Dagestan to the Caspian Sea.
Ivan Sache, 15 Sep 1999
17 November 1991: Terek Cossaks
proposed create Terek
Cossack republic into Russian federation. Old Terek state
flag must be the flag proposed. November 1991 in
Novocherkassk, a declaration of Union of Cossack republics
of South of Russia and creation of transitional government.
This project never obtained recognition.
Jaume Ollé, 19 Sep 1999
Flag in exile ca. 1955 (adopted possibly in the 1920s)
image by Janis Lasmanis, 9 September 2020
Terek Host flag was described in Cossack Historical Calendar, 1955, Cleveland
(OH). It was also written there that only Don, Kuban and Terek Hosts had
specific host flags. Here this Terek Host flag is described as well
Janis found no convincing information that Terek Host had a specific flag during the Russian Civil war.
Ben Cahoon, 9 September 2020