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Macron congratulated Putin on Russia Day

The President of France Emmanuel macron has written to Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Russian people congratulations on the occasion of Russia Day, the Embassy of France in Moscow.

"The President Makron wrote to President Putin and the Russian people a congratulatory message: "I convey to You and to the Russian people my sincere congratulations on the occasion of the national Day of the Russian Federation, celebrated on 12 June", - stated in the message of the French Embassy in Facebook.

Russia day is celebrated on June 12. On this day in 1990 adopted the Declaration on state sovereignty of Russia. Henceforth, in all matters of state and public life of the Federation enjoyed full authority. In may 1991, the RSFSR Supreme Soviet has declared June 12 a public holiday. A year later, in June 1992 - this day was named a holiday.

By the decree of the President of Russia of June 2, 1994, the Day of adoption of Declaration on state sovereignty of the Russian Federation was declared a public holiday. The name "Russia Day" was officially assigned to the festival in 2002 when entered into force the new Labour code, which had been prescribed new holidays and weekends.