Today, 85 Russian regions carried out events dedicated to Russia Day – a major national holiday.
Over 7 million Russians took part in the celebrations including public marches, creative groups' performances, festivals, decorative lighting and fireworks.
Public order and citizens' safety during the celebrations were protected by officers of the Russian MIA, the Russian Guard, representatives of people's guards and employees of private security companies.
“Public order during the celebrations was ensured properly,” said the official representative of the MIA of Russia Irina Volk.
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