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Russia: Putin attends Unity Day celebration at Red Square

Russian Federation, Moscow
November 4, 2015 at 12:00 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin attended the ceremony for Russia's Unity Day by laying flowers to the monument of Minin and Pozharsky on Moscow's Red Square, Wednesday.

The Russian President was accompanied by the head of the Russian Church, Patriarch Kirill. During the ceremony, Putin had the opportunity to discuss with with many community leaders and organisations, he even had time to have a selfie taken with some young participants of the ceremony.

The monument of Minin and Pozharsky was created to honour the fight of the Russian people against the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in 1612.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin attended the ceremony for Russia's Unity Day by laying flowers to the monument of Minin and Pozharsky on Moscow's Red Square, Wednesday.

The Russian President was accompanied by the head of the Russian Church, Patriarch Kirill. During the ceremony, Putin had the opportunity to discuss with with many community leaders and organisations, he even had time to have a selfie taken with some young participants of the ceremony.

The monument of Minin and Pozharsky was created to honour the fight of the Russian people against the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in 1612.

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