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Security measures increased in Moscow due to holiday

Security measures in Moscow were strengthened due to the mass events planned in the city on the occasion of the Russia Day, the head of the city's regional security and anticorruption department, Vladimir Chernikov, said. …

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Medvedev congratulates citizens on Russia Day

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev congratulated the Russians on the Russia Day on his Instagram page.  "Happy Russia Day!" he wrote under a photograph depicting four Russian flags against the …

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Russians celebrate Day of Russia

Russia Day is one of the youngest national holidays. It was established by the country’s presidential decree of June 2, 1994. The Declaration of State Sovereignty of Russia was adopted June 12, 1990. Celebrations of the Russia Day …

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 Russia celebrates Spring and Labour Day

Russia is marking Spring and Labour Day today, May 1st. Being a traditional European spring celebration, May Day is a national public holiday in a majority of countries. The date is currently celebrated specifically as 'Labour Day' …

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 Navruz - view from Baku

Navruz (Nowruz, Nuruz, Nevruz, Nauryz, Nooruz in different languages) is the beginning of the New Year, connected with the astronomical, that is natural natural event - the spring equinox, when the day becomes longer than the night. Navruz is not …

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Russia marks Defender of the Fatherland Day

Today Russia celebrates February 23rd – Defender of the Fatherland Day. The history of the holiday begins in 1918 with the Red Army.  The holiday marks the date in 1918 during the Russian Civil War when the first mass draft …

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Vladimir Putin congratulates Russian diplomats

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated the staff and veterans of the Russian Foreign Ministry on their professional holiday, Diplomatic Workers’ Day. Putin’s message of congratulations was posted on the …

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Putin: Russia's wonderful future is inevitable

Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded prizes in science and innovation for young scientists in 2016, expressing confidence that Russia has a fine future. "The fundamental basis of this country has such deep and …

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Russia marks 23rd anniversary of Constitution

Today Russia is celebrating Constitution Day. The Basic Law was adopted on December 12th in 1993 in a national referendum, by decree of the Russian President Boris Yeltsin as of September 19th 1994 this day was declared a public …

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Russia celebrates Day of People's Unity

Russia is marking the Day of People's Unity today, dedicated to the liberation of Moscow from foreign intervention in 1612, when Kuzma Minin and Dmitry Pozharsky formed consolidated militia and saved the …

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