The Russian leadership did not discuss the new initiative about transfer of the celebration of Russia Day on July 1, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
before this idea was made by a member of the Public chamber and head of the National parent Department Irina Volynets. In her expressions, the current date is June 12, many is associated with the collapse of the Soviet Union.
in the state Duma called the proposal not devoid of logic. So, a member of the lower house of Parliament on state construction and legislation Daniil Bessarabov said that on 1 July, when the expression of the will on the amendment to the Constitution - " a historical date for contemporary and future Russia." In his vision, this day is worthy to be included in the calendar of holidays. Thus the people's Deputy noticed that it is necessary to know the opinion of companies on the issue.
in addition, last week there were suggestions that the postponement of July 1, the celebration of Constitution Day, which currently emphasize 12 Dec.