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Russia is celebrating its Independence Day

June 12 is a very important date in modern Russian history. The Declaration of Russia’s sovereignty was adopted June 12, 1990. First presidential election was held a year later, June 12, 1991. The holiday received state status in 1994. At first it was known as Russia‚Äôs Independence Day. Since 2002 it is called the Day of Russia.

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