Putin has established in Russia the day of the volunteer

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in potomacfever Putin during a meeting with volunteers of the public organization great Baikal trail. Archival photoPutin has established in Russia the day of the volunteer© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

Vladimir Putin has established a volunteer Day (volunteer), the corresponding decree published on the official Internet portal of legal information.

It will be celebrated on 5 December. The decree comes into force from the date of signing.

The document was adopted in accordance with UN General Assembly resolution of 17 December 1985, in which the date announced International volunteer day for economic and social development.

In the annual message of December 5, UN Secretary-General speaks on the role and value of volunteers regardless of what exactly they are doing.