Coat of arms and flag
Shield: Moscow shape, Vert. Tierced per pall, Azure, bordered in a narrow masoned bend, Or. Charges: Dexter base, almond-shaped shield, Or; Sinister base, fir tree, Argent.
The Moscow shape shield, green, is divided by a blue Y-like cross bordered in a thin gold stripe with lines imitating brickwork. Depicted bottom right is a gold almond-shaped shield, and bottom left a silver fir tree.
The green field signifies a protective greenery belt mandatory for waterworks, and also shows that the district is surrounded by forests. The blue Y-like cross points at two branches of a water supply canal that connects the Akulovo and Vostochny settlements. The gold masoned bordure of the cross means that the waterworks were made by human hands. The gold almond-shaped shield makes a pun on the village of Shchitnikovo, which formerly occupied the site. Its name derives from shchitnik, the Russian for «shield-bearer», indicating a prince’s courtier and comrade-in-arms who owned the land. The tree symbolizes silver firs planted along the water duct in the protective belt, forming an alley 30 km long.
The flag of the Vostochny Municipal District is a two-sided rectangle with a 2:3 width to length ratio.
The green field is divided by a blue Y-like cross. The width of its bottom edge, coinciding with the bottom edgeof the flag, is 7/60 of the flag’s length, and the width of the top ends is 1/10 of the flag’s length and 3/20 of its width. The cross is bordered in a yellow stripe crossed by three rows of lines imitating brickwork, whose width is 1/50 of the flag’s length and 3/100 of its width.
Depicted on the hoist side is a yellow almond-shaped shield, and on the fly side a white fir tree.
The side of the shield is 3/20 of the flag’s length and 2/5 of its width. The centre of the image is 5/24 of the flag’s length off its hoist edge, and 5/16 of the flag’s width from its bottom edge.
The size of the fir tree is 1/6 of the flag’s length and 2/5 of its width. The centre of the image is 5/24 of the flag’s length off its fly edge, and 5/16 of the flag’s width from its bottom edge.