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Russia Day 2016,Russia Day,12th June Russia Day, Independence day in Russia, Russian independence day12th June Russia Day  - It is one of the youngest holidays in Russia, because it is celebrated since 1992.The day is for the celebration of Russia's independence after Soviet Union dissolution in 1991.

The day also marks the creation of President post in Russian Federation, national flag and national anthem.

It was first named as "Russian Independence Day", but renamed as  "Russia Day" in 2002. Russia Day is celebrated on 12th June every year since 1992.

12th June Russia day 2016

The Russia Day 2016 is falling on weekend and the national holidays will be extended to Monday, 13th June 2016.

Russia enjoys the national holiday on the national event of Russia Day. Like every year, Russia Day 2016 is also celebrated with national parades, concerts, air shows, theater festivals and fireworks display all across Russia.

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Russian President, Vladimir Putin, speaking in the Kremlin, Moscow, Russia,  June 12, 2016

This holiday marks the important values like the Fatherland, patriotism and unity of the nation, it reflects our kind, sincere feelings towards Russia, our responsibility for its present and future.

(President Vladimir Putin - National Awards Ceremony, 12th June 2016 -  Moscow Kremlin)

There will be a huge parade and a great concert at Red Square arranged by the government authorities of Russian Federation.

Presentation of Russian Federation National Awards

Along with celebrating independence, the national award ceremony is the major national event of Russia Day celebrations. Every year, the national awards ceremony is conducted in Moscow Kremlin.

The national awards are presented to give recognition to the  popular scientists, artists and social workers, for their accomplishment in the previous year.

Russia Day Awards Ceremony 2016

At the Presentation of  Russian Federation National Awards 2015, conducted on 12th June 2016 in Moscow Kremlin .

Celebrations on Russia Day

Like every other events in Russia, this day is also celebrated with great passion. There are huge public celebrations in all the major cities of Russia.

People attend concerts, national sermons and enjoy the historical Russian music from Soviet era.

Russian people also wear their traditional Russian dresses and enjoy old dance styles. This way they present the Russian culture and ethnic diversity in Russia.

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Russian people enjoying the Russia Day in huge public gathering

 

 

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