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Terek Cossacks’ flags (Russia)

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Flag of Terek Cossacks image by Ivan Sache, 15 September 1999
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About the flag

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 Chechnya, Ingushetia and 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

Terek Cossack Host

Flag in exile ca. 1955 (adopted possibly in the 1920s)

Flag of Terek Cossacks 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