Initially, in 1497, on the arms of Moscow principality were depicted two-headed eagle and the rider leading the battle with the dragon.Eagle - the symbol of the Byzantine Empire, which came to the Russian land together with Princess Sophia, who was married to Ivan III.Each of the monarchs bring their change in pattern on the coat of arms of the Russian state, but significant transformation belong to the reign of Alexander I. With his light hand, according to historical data, the eagle spread his wings and his legs were thunderbolts, a torch and a wreath of laurel.

coat of arms of the Russian empire and its significance


final coat of arms of the Russian Empire was formed in 1885.That's when it appeared three c
rowns, which tower over the heads of an eagle, and he had two choices - big and small.And this is considered to be the coat of arms and is now the most difficult of all the existing ones, in terms of reading and in terms of the values โ€‹โ€‹of the image.

Many contemporaries wonder that symbolize the three crowns on the arms of Russia.According to the interpretation, relating to 1625, they symbolize the connection into a single state of Astrakhan, Siberia and Kazan kingdoms.In addition, they have become a symbol of the Holy Trinity and the three virtues of Christian values โ€‹โ€‹- faith, hope and love.But by 1670, after the union of the three great Slavic nations have crowns have yet another meaning - they pointed to the brotherhood of Belarusians, Ukrainians and Russian.

value of the eagle also vary, depending on the changes taking place in Russian history.But the essence remains the same - the eagle is the embodiment of the greatness of the people, his ability to win, to overcome any obstacles.Two of his head to indicate the unity of the two cultures - East and West, in his dual wisdom and strength to indicate his tireless vigil for enemies, the ability to vsevideniyu and prosperity.

Emblem of the Russian Federation and its value


In the era of communism from the coat of arms of the king of the sample, the Russian government refused both the symbol of the old regime power.But in 1993 a new project was adopted by the Russian coat of arms, which is returned in the form of the image double-headed eagle crowned with three crowns.

At the current coat of arms of the Russian Federation golden double-headed eagle is on background Cervone, in his paws he holds a scepter and orb, and it protects the breast shield with a silver rider in an azure cloak, striking black dragon.

Three crowns over the heads of the eagle, in modern political reading, have become symbols of state sovereignty, equitable troevlastiya government - legislative, judicial and executive systems.