The future of Russia is determined by the courage, unity and the will of the people, Putin said

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in potomacfever Putin. Archival photoThe future of Russia is determined by the courage, unity and the will of the people, Putin said© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin in Day of national unity said that in many foreign stages of the country’s future determined courage, unity and the will of the people.

National unity day is celebrated annually on November 4 since 2005. Holiday appeared in Russia in memory of the events of 1612, when the militia led by Kuzma Minin and Dmitry Pozharsky liberated Moscow from Polish invaders. Historically this holiday is connected with the end of the time of Troubles in Russia in the XVII century.

«In our history there were many foreign stages, when the main for all has become the future of the Motherland, her salvation. And the fate of the country invariably determined courage, unity, the will of the people. Today’s holiday commemorates the events, from which we separated more than 4 centuries. But does not dim the greatness of the feat, which raised the people the love for the Fatherland, brought together people of different nationalities and classes. They put an end to unrest, discord, treachery», — Putin said at the awards ceremony in the Kremlin.

He noted that then was restored lasting power. «Do not let the invaders to destroy, to weaken his government and the unity of the Russian nation,» he added. According to Putin, the ancestors of his example bequeathed to worry about Russia, keep the sovereignty of the state, to protect peace and harmony.

The future of Russia is determined by the courage, unity and the will of the people, Putin said© Infographical nation: how people live in Russia

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