Happy New Year 2016!
Happy New Year, dear readers, viewers and listeners of Vestnik Kavkaza! Our collective, together with the Russian politicians who have repeatedly appeared on our pages, would like to congratulate you on the upcoming holiday.
"I want to congratulate you and all your colleagues, your readers and all those who are now interested in the problems of the North Caucasus and participating in it on the upcoming New Year. Let it be peaceful, calm and prosperous for everybody," The Presidential Envoy to the North Caucasus Federal District Sergey Melikov said.
"I congratulate everyone. I think it is a great achievement that we have survived this year, it is a great achievement that this year Russia has declared about itself as never before. Most importantly, I believe that we do not want to frighten or suppress each other, to enter into depression. It is important to provide a positive outlook for the people, it is important to speak good words, even if there is no money. Therefore, every home, be it Dagestani, in the Caucasus, a Russian home, especially as we always say, as long as there is no war – that is, to ensure safety. If there is safety, we will provide well-being," the head of the Republic of Dagestan, Ramazan Abdulatipov, said.
"I want to take this opportunity to congratulate all your readers, viewers and listeners on a happy New Year. I wish the new year to bring good luck and prosperity to every home, to the houses of our loved ones. And may the Almighty never leave us," the Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council, Ilyas Umakhanov, wished.
I would like to congratulate all the readers and viewers on the New Year and wish peace and prosperity to you and your loved ones in the next year, good health, long life, happiness and all the best," the deputy chairman of the State Duma, Sergey Zheleznyak, said.
Most of the citizens of the Russian Federation have already seen in the new year, in the traditional New Year's address of President of Russia Vladimir Putin special congratulations were sent to the Russian military, opposing international terrorism outside the country. "Traditionally, Russians celebrate the holiday with their families and friends. Of course, not everyone is able to celebrate New Year with their families. There is a need to work in hospitals and on factory floors, to perform office and military duties, protect the borders, to keep constant vigil to ensure our safety on land, at sea and in the air. We are grateful to all those who are always on the alert day and night, on weekends and on holidays.I would especially like to congratulate those servicemen who are fighting international terrorism, defending Russia's national interests in distant lands, showing will, determination and grit. We need these qualities everywhere, all the time and in all instances. Our country's success depends on the effective work and achievements of each one of us," the President said.
"In 2015 we celebrated the 70th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War. Our history, the experience of our fathers and grandfathers, their unity in difficult times and force of spirit are a great example for us, they helped and will help us to respond to modern challenges appropriately," Vladimir Putin expressed confidence. He also wished all parents the love and warm care of their children and to young people.