Development for the benefit of peoples is only possible with cooperation, Putin said

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in potomacfever Putin speaks at a gala reception in honour of Day of national unity. November 4, 2018Development for the benefit of peoples is only possible with cooperation, Putin said© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin in Day of national unity said that development for the benefit of the peoples is possible with cooperation and interaction, it is not necessary to rely on the current controversy.

Putin on 4 November in Moscow involved in the celebrations on the occasion of Day of national unity, he laid flowers to the monument to Minin and Pozharsky, visited the exhibition «Treasures of museums of Russia» and gives the Kremlin awards of foreign public and state figures.

«I want to speak primarily to our winners with words of gratitude for the work they are doing. And would like, therefore, to say that they now have reported to us about what they do, how they do, how they relate to Russia, Russian culture, traditions and history. And, of course, each of us immediately there is an image of what we all must strive is the way of cooperation, friendship and cooperation», — Putin said at a ceremony in the national unity Day in the Kremlin.

«And if we are going to rely on precisely what unites us and not on the current contradictions of the present day, then, of course, will do as Catherine the Great. We will not only cancel the mutual duties and other restrictions, but we will actively go forward together for the benefit of our peoples,» he added.

National unity day in Russia became an official holiday in 2005. It was established to commemorate the events of 1612, when the militia led by Kuzma Minin and Prince Dmitry Pozharsky liberated Moscow from Polish invaders. The militia stormed China town on 22 October. This date — 22 October according to the Julian calendar, or November 4 on Gregorian calendar — was chosen as the national holiday.

Development for the benefit of peoples is only possible with cooperation, Putin said© Infographical nation: how people live in Russia

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