When is the day of Russia?

Anton Gormin
Anton Gormin
December 25, 2012
When is the day of Russia?

Russia is a great country with many different holidays. There are holidays, about which you will never forget, even if you are immersed in work or household chores, for example, the New Year. And there is a category of holiday dates, about which you don’t particularly remember. Mention of them can be traced in news reports, newspaper articles. Such holidays in the country are considered "young." The category of such holidays can be considered the Day of Russia. The question arises: when is the day of Russia?

The sources of the holiday originated on June 12 back in 1990, on this day they adopted a document called the “Declaration of State Sovereignty of Russia”. Few people know that this day of June 12, 1992 was called the Day of the Declaration of State Sovereignty of Russia as a holiday date. (By the way, this name was a holiday until 2002). The people of this holiday for simplicity called Independence Day.

After several years, namely on June 12, 1998, Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin took the initiative to give the holiday a different name - the Day of Russia.

The name of the holiday was approved - Day of Russia on February 1, 2002.

When is Russia Day celebrated?

The holiday is celebrated annually - on June 12th with the flag raising all over the country. Today Day of Russia is a public holiday that deserves respect and is a day off in our country.