National unity day was celebrated more than three million Russians


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4 November, more than 3.2 million people across Russia took part in the festive events devoted to Day of national unity. About it reports TASS.

Holiday festivals and fairs in Moscow was attended by about 775 thousand people, in St. Petersburg — 119 thousand, in Rostov region — 139 thousand, in Nizhny Novgorod region — more than 175 thousand in Novosibirsk — almost 105 thousand, in the Sverdlovsk region — more than 74 thousand people.

In Yekaterinburg held a festival of sport and martial arts of the peoples of Russia, participants and spectators of which were almost 10 thousand people. Many Russians visited the festival of culture and arts of the peoples of Russia in Khabarovsk, and the festival of folk customs and traditions in Novosibirsk came to 14 thousand people.

9 thousand people took part in the festival of national literatures and poetry of the peoples of Russia in Nizhny Novgorod, 14 thousand visited the festival of cuisines of the peoples of Russia in Pyatigorsk, a festival of folk songs and dances in Rostov-on-don has gathered 16 thousand spectators.

The official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Irina Volk has informed that in Day of national unity in Russia was about two thousand celebrations. To ensure public order and security of citizens attracted more than 17 thousand employees of law enforcement bodies. Significant violations of public order is not allowed, she said.

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