President Vladimir Putin on Friday, June 12, took part in timed to the Day of Russia solemn ceremony of raising the national flag on Poklonnaya hill.

“For each of us homeland is the family, and his father’s house, native land — from Kaliningrad to Kamchatka and the Kuril Islands, from the Northern Arctic seas to Sevastopol and the Crimea”, — the Russian leader said after the ceremony.

“In these vast expanses builds our thousand-year history filled with pages of the great glory and pride, unsurpassed courage of the ancestors, their faith and love of country. Bright, piercing sense of homeland has always, at all times helped our people go through hardships, to survive, to keep themselves in the ordeal, to respond to any challenges”, — quotes its words of RIA “news”.

Putin said that the memory of the ancestors who defended freedom and independence of the Fatherland, United and Holy for all generations, to all multinational people of Russia.

“we Have common historical code, moral principles, our unconditional respect to person-hard worker and the defender of the Fatherland, to our inextricable centuries-old history, traditions and culture, preserving the memory of ancestors, honoring parents, families, love for their land and the inviolability of our borders. These are the basics that determine the character and destiny of our people, the development of the country today and in the future. And therefore it is natural that so often there were proposals to make these fundamental, core principles in the Constitution of Russia”, — said the President.

“I am Convinced that this position is shared and supported by the vast majority of our citizens”, — said the head of state.

“Raised the national flag of the Russian Federation” Vladimir Putin attended the ceremony of raising the flag in honor of Russia Day

Putin Also presented medals of Hero of Labour, the awards ceremony was first held in the open air. Among the awarded — known pediatric surgeon Leonid Roshal.

Putin in particular welcomed Dr. Roshal

the Head of state noted that all new discover the high mission of physicians, they are worthy of the highest awards, reports TASS.

the Title of Hero of labour of Russia was established in March 2013. It is awarded for outstanding results in public, social and economic activities, the contribution to socio-economic development, including the development of industry, agriculture, transport, construction, science, culture, education, health and other areas.

Press-Secretary President Dmitry Peskov said that the flag-raising ceremony will be a traditional June 12. “��the event for this year,” he said.

the Day of Russia celebrated on June 12. On this day in 1990 adopted the Declaration on state sovereignty of Russia. By the decree of the President of Russia of June 2, 1994, the Day of adoption of Declaration on state sovereignty of Russia was declared a public holiday. The name “Russia Day” was officially assigned to the festival in 2002.

we will Remind, in Day of Russia on red square will be held a gala concert dedicated to the modern heroes of Russia — the doctors, volunteers, social workers and all those who are in the midst of the pandemic went to work to save lives and to help others through this difficult time.

On stage there will be famous Russian artists: Lev Leshchenko, Gazmanov Oleg, Grigory Leps, Dima Bilan, Valeria, Larisa Dolina, Sergey Lazarev, Leonid Agutin, Igor Nikolaev, Ildar Abdrazakov, Nikolay Rastorguev, Pelagia, Tamara Quizzically, Alexander Rosenbaum, Igor Krutoy, Valery Syutkin, Alexander Marshal, Diana, Nikolay Baskov, as well as talented young musicians Ivan Bessonov and Elisha mycin. As few viewers will be invited to the volunteers who in recent months has been at the forefront of the fight against coronavirus infection. Presenters of the concert Dmitry Guberniev and Maria Sittel. The concert starts at 17.00.

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin noted that by winning the fight against coronavirus, Russia will achieve new successes in the creation and development.