Nearly four million people took part in events on the Day of Russia

Almost four million people across the country have already taken part in the festivities on the Day of Russia, said Irina Volk, an official representative of the Ministry of the Interior.

“As of 19:00 Moscow time, about 3.8 million people have already participated in three thousand mass events held in Russian cities in honor of the country’s main national holiday.” The festivities and festivities are continuing, “Irina Volk said.

Police officers and Rosgvardia provide public order and safety of citizens at events, she added.

About 270 thousand people took part in the celebrations in Moscow. From 1 to 12 June in the capital hosted the international festival of historical reconstruction “Times and Epochs.” Meeting. ” On 30 street and park areas in different parts of the city, the reenactors reproduced 12 epochs, including the Iron Age, Antiquity, the 1812th year, the Crimean War.

In St. Petersburg one of the main festive events was the march-parade of military brass bands from Russia, Scotland, Serbia, Slovakia, Kazakhstan and Moldova. In addition, in the northern capital there was a concert for young people, an international flower festival, and in the Summer Garden each guest received a balloon tricolor.

A participant of the flower festival in the framework of the celebration of the Day of Russia in St. Petersburg. June 12, 2017

Residents of the North Caucasus celebrated the Day of Russia by mass execution of the national anthem, marches with giant Russian tricolors and sports events, and in the Urals – with the delivery of flags, passports and a choral action, in which about 1,500 people took part. In Privolzhye there was a parade of friendship, a snow maiden race, a mass karaoke and a dance flash mob, and the Far East met Russia Day with drift, a festive procession and the kitchen of the peoples of the Amur.

In Simferopol passed a colorful procession, symbolizing the friendship of the peoples of the multiethnic Crimea, and in Sevastopol the festival was marked with concerts, exhibitions and folk festivals.


Original: Почти четыре миллиона человек приняли участие в мероприятиях в День России

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