The flag of Russia is a tricolor flag. Russian Flag has three horizontal stripes. They are white on the top, blue in the middle and red on the bottom. The flag of Russia was first used in 1896. They say that the flag was based on the Dutch flag.
A lot of people still refer USSR flag to an Old Russian flag. The flag of Soviet Union was created in December 30th, 1922 during a Congress of Soviets.