In the capital of Altai Krai on the area of academician A. D. Sakharov, the ceremony of raising the flag of the Russian Federation. The event has become Central to the celebration of Day of Russia. About it reported in a press-service of the regional government.

At the beginning of the ceremony, 12 cadets of the guard of honor of the Barnaul legal Institute of the Ministry of interior has carried the flag of the Russian Federation the size of two to six metres from the street Youth to the stage on the square Sakharov.

Then under sounds of the anthem of the Russian flag was raised over the area. Together with the flag of the country was also raised flags of Altai Krai and of the city of Barnaul.

on the Eve of Day of Russia in Barnaul festive issued the Central streets and squares. Only in the Central district installed more than 300 flags: they decorated the street Nikitin, pamphlets Lenin and the red army, the area of Bavarina. All in all, the regional capital was located several thousand flags.