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Independence Day

Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translation: Nora Seligman Favorov


May/June 2008
Russian Calendar
Page 21   ( 3 pages)


Summary: It did not seem like such a big deal at the time, Russia declaring its sovereignty on June 12, 1992. Everyone was doing. Maybe that is why so few people can remember the holiday now...


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