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Moscow May Acquire a New Holiday
28.06.2012 13:42
Moscow May Acquire a New Holiday

The Moscow Government plans to give a new holiday to Muscovites in December. It will celebrate the Battle of Moscow on December 5th, 1941. 

      According to the Government's spokesperson, the Battle of Moscow was a decisive event at the stat of the war, when the Russian Army counter-attacked the Fascist forces, not letting Hitler's commanders enter Moscow.  

      2011 saw the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the Battle, described as the day of "military glory" in Russian contemporary history. 


Author: Julia Shuvalova

Tags: Russian society Russian history Battle for Moscow   

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