What mean the colours the Ukrainian black and red flag? The Ukrainian black and red flag is considered as a second Ukrainian flag. Black and red flag is a symbol of fight for freedom. The red flag was known in Kiev Russ period and in Cossack army. It is also is known in art. Ukrainian embroidery or Vyshyvanka mostly had red and black colours. Red and black popular colours for the Easter eggs. I also talk about the meaning of culture in the world history. Particularly discuss the book of German philosopher Oswald Spengler The Decline of the West.