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Aug/10

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Kostroma city fireworks festival views

The following pictures were captured during the fireworks festival “Silver Boat” that took place in Kostroma city August 14, 2010. The photos were taken by Petr Ushanov.

Kostroma city, Russia fireworks festival view

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May/10

9

Russia is celebrating the Victory Day

Today is the 65th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany during the World War II.

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Russian March 8 card

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The 23rd of February is also celebrated as unofficial day of all Russian men.

February 23 - The native land defender day

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Orthodox believers Christmas

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Dec/09

31

Happy New Year 2010!

Happy New Year 2010

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Merry Christmas! :)

Russian Grandfather Frost caricature

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Dec/09

12

The Day of Constitution in Russia

The Constitution of present day Russia was approved on nationwide referendum in December 12, 1993.

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Nov/09

4

Russia celebrates the Day of Nation Unity

The 4th of November is the Day of Nation Unity in Russia. According to the official history it is the day of Moscow city liberation from Polish troops happened in the year of 1612 and meaning the end of Russian “Time of Troubles”. The holiday was first time celebrated in 2005 and for the majority of Russian people it is just another day off (more about Russian holidays).

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