Russian Heraldry as It is
...THE BEAR IS UNMUZZLED!!!
This site's aim is to present a vivid image of Russian heraldry, and to provide the English-reading audience with reliable basic information on the armorial heritage and the current heraldic practice in Russia. So far a number of our sections is under construction, but we hope that the site may be already interesting and informative. Welcome to the Heraldic Russia!
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ARMORIAL and GALLERIES:

» Old Russian Heraldic Art

» Modern Russian Heraldic Art
»» The Guild of Heraldic Artists

THE OPEN ARMORIAL:
» Vol.I: the Commoners
» Vol.II: the Noble Families
» Vol.III: the Corporations
» Vol.IV: the Ecclesiastical Heraldry
» Supplement

ALMOST HERALDRY:

» Nobility

ORDERS, AWARDS, INSIGNIA:
» Imperial Orders of Chivalry
» Modern Orders and Awards
» Insignia of Rank and Office
» Fontes Honorum
» Russia and the S.M.O.M.

» Russian Heraldry That Is Not

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EURO_PEAN

We offer here short communications on the links between the Russian heraldry and other European armorial traditions.
 
EURO PEAN
The Arms and the Title of the Counts O’Rourke, Nobles of the Russian EmpireThe Arms and the Title of the Counts O’Rourke, Nobles of the Russian Empire
This paper tells about the heraldic and nobiliary rights of the ‘Russian’ branch of the great Irish family. This branch, in its turn, was divided into two lines with absolutely different and highly curious coats of arms... more »
 
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"Fee, fie, foh, fum…"
"…I smell the blood of an Englishman!"
This quotation from an old fairy tale may come to mind when one meets the arms of the Bestuzhev. Since XVIII century this ancient Russian noble lineage claimed the English descent and accordingly adopted (with a slight change) the arms borne by the English Bests... more »
 
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The Russian Crown of MontenegroThe Russian Crown of Montenegro
The symbols of Montenegro, the Balkan nation that regained its independency on the first day of this summer, gained universal attention. The change of the eagle’s tincture was widely discussed. Unfortunately the change of the crown was nearly unnoticed – meanwhile for a Russian observer this detail is of a very special importance... more »
 

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