Moscow to mark Russia Day with mass anthem singing, historic reenactments

Russia Day was established in 1994.

Russia Day was established in 1994.

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Tverskaya Street will be the key focus of the festivities

Celebrations of the Russia Day will include events taking place in almost all main streets, parks and gardens of the Russian capital, TASS reports.

Tverskaya Street will be the key focus of the festivities with historic reenactments from various periods and countries. Also, hundreds of Moscow students and members of youth and public organizations will sing the state anthem of the Russian Federation as part of the patriotic campaign on the Poklonnaya Hill. The traffic will be restricted in downtown Moscow.

Russia Day is the national holiday. 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.

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