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    • Russia Day: How Do Citizens Celebrate the New Holiday?
    • Russia Day: How Do Citizens Celebrate the New Holiday?
    • Russia Day: How Do Citizens Celebrate the New Holiday?
    • Russia Day: How Do Citizens Celebrate the New Holiday?
    • Russia Day: How Do Citizens Celebrate the New Holiday?
    • Russia Day: How Do Citizens Celebrate the New Holiday?
    • Russia Day: How Do Citizens Celebrate the New Holiday?
    • Russia Day: How Do Citizens Celebrate the New Holiday?
    • Russia Day: How Do Citizens Celebrate the New Holiday?
    • Russia Day: How Do Citizens Celebrate the New Holiday?
    • Russia Day: How Do Citizens Celebrate the New Holiday?
    • Russia Day: How Do Citizens Celebrate the New Holiday?
    • Russia Day: How Do Citizens Celebrate the New Holiday?
    • Russia Day: How Do Citizens Celebrate the New Holiday?
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    On June 12, 1990, the first Assembly of the deputies of the Supreme Soviet of Russia adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Russian Federation.

    Above: Girls in traditional costumes give passers-by pieces of a 2 by 1.5 meter cherry and apply pie during Russia Day celebrations in Moscow.

    Russia Day is a national holiday observed annually on June 12. Sputnik gives an insight into its history and traditions.

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    celebrations, Red Square, Russia Day, Vladimir Putin, Boris Yeltsin, Russia
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