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Russian Statehood’s 1,150th Anniversary Celebration in Veliky Novgorod

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The 1,150th anniversary of the Russian state was celebrated in Veliky Novgorod on September 21-23. A monument called The Prince’s Stone was unveiled in Rurik's City on Saturday. The inscription has been made recently, but the stone itself has witnessed events from a thousand years ago, historians claim.

The 1,150th anniversary of the Russian state was celebrated in Veliky Novgorod on September 21-23. A monument called The Prince’s Stone was unveiled in Rurik's City on Saturday. The inscription has been made recently, but the stone itself has witnessed events from a thousand years ago, historians claim.