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Red star

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Red star

The five-pointed red star is a symbol of communism as well as broader socialism in general. It is sometimes understood to represent the five fingers of the worker's hand, which run the five continents; or it is understood to symbolize the five entities "classes" of socialist society: workers, farmers, intellectuals, soldiers, and youth.

The red star was one of the emblems, symbols, and signals representing the Soviet Union under the rule and guidance of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, along with the hammer and sickle.

Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains straight lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Political Symbols.

Red star is part of the Communism group.

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