The flag of the Russian Krai of Perm consists of red and blue fields separated by a white St George’s Cross with the region’s coat of arms in the center. The coat of arms of Perm consists of a silver bear, with a golden Bible and a silver cross on this back, on a red shield with a crown above it. White represents peace and cleanliness of thoughts. Blue represents lakes and rivers and the beauty, softness, and heat of human attitudes. Red represents bravery, courage, and fearlessness. The colors of this flag are the same as the national colors of Russia. This flag was adopted on May 6th, 2003 for the Perm Oblast and was retained when the region was redistricted to a Krai.