The Border Guard banner is a four-pointed emerald (green) cross with flared white bordered ends. The color of the angles between the ends of the cross is red.
Red and green are the traditional colors of a terminus both in the USSR and Modern Russia. The green color symbolizes greatness, glory, honor, loyalty and perfection. The red – bravery, courage, fearlessness, right, strength and generosity.
The cross symbolizes the connection of epochs and glorious military traditions of Russian arms, protection of the motherland and the Faith of Christ.
Crossed Kalashnikovs (AK- 47) means willingness to defend.
The oak wreath is a symbol of courage, strength, firmness and valor, loyalty to service duty.
The emblem of the Border Guard Service – the two-headed eagle, crowned with a large imperial crown, holding a scepter in his right paw, and the orb in the left, with outstretched down-feathered wings. On the breast of the eagle there is a coat of arms with the figure of the rider spearing a dragon.
The double-headed eagle is the traditional heraldic symbol of Russia.
The large imperial crown is a symbol of the unity of the Eastern and Western parts of Russia.
The scepter and the orb is the symbol of the supreme power.
The horseman spearing a dragon is a symbolic representation of the triumph of good over evil.
The national flag of Russia – the tricolor – symbolizes: white – peace, purity, chastity; blue – faith, loyalty and truth; red – persistence, energy, strength, courage and the blood shed for the country.