In the opinion of most of Russians (58 %), the tricolour is the best flag for Russia, 46 % consider that double eagle is the best State Emblem and Alexadrov's music of Soviet Anthem should become Russian anthem, All-Russian Center of Public Opinion Study determined, "Interfax" reports. 22% claimed for the red flag, 7 % claimed for the flag belonged to RF in the epoch of Soviet Union (red with a blue strip). 6 % consider that it is necessary to create a new flag, corresponding to the modern ideals of the state. 16 % want a sickle and a hammer as RF emblem, 10 % claim for the Soviet RF emblem and 9% claim for the five-point star. 10% of respondent consider that a new emblem should be created.
Three warships that set off on a mission from the Baltic Sea attracted close attention of the United States