The red white and blue prayer bracelet is very popular in Russia and Serbia because it has the colors of their flag. In the World Cup 2010 soccer tournament it was worn by a lot of football supporters from Serbia. This of course also happened in the Euro Cup Soccer tournament in 2012. But not only in Soccer, also at the recent Olympic games held in England you could see a lot of Serbian supporters wear these bracelets.
Next to these two Orthodox country’s it also gained popularity in the Netherlands, France and United States, also because of their flag colors.
Just a side note here, the Red White and Blue prayer bracelet is just like all the other prayer ropes, blessed and purified by the Church. Consisting of 33 knots and 1 divider bead.