PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY, June 12. /Offset. TASS Elena Vereshchak/. Kamchatka Krai and the Chukotka region the first in the country celebrated the Day of Russia. The main celebrations were held in the capitals of the regions – the cities of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Anadyr.


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“The day of Russia in Anadyr began with a mass charge. Event “Rhythm of the city” was held in the morning at the city stadium and gathered a few dozen people. Citywide charging were led by professional fitness coach. On the area of the district capital of the first passports for young residents of Chukotka. The events devoted to day of Russia across the Chukotka region was attended by nearly 4 thousand people in the district capital of 1,500 people,” – said TASS in the press service of the government of the autonomy . During the day in the settlements of Chukotka concerts, rallies, sports events.

In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky celebrate two holidays – Russia Day and national ritual celebration Day First fish. The festivities began with a rally in the square named after VI Lenin.

“We all want to see our country successful and prosperous. We can provide her a decent future, adding to the achievements of previous generations. For this you need very little: to live in peace and harmony, to be faithful to the chosen profession and to respect the work of others,” – said at the meeting Governor Vladimir Ilyukhin.