St. George’s ribbon handed out at Russia Day in Minsk

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Russia Day in Minsk 2019. Photo by Iryna Arakhouskaya / Belsat

A Belsat correspondent visited the celebration of the Day of Multinational Russia in the Upper Town in Minsk.

Russia Day in Minsk 2019. Photo by Iryna Arakhouskaya / Belsat

There were neither bears nor balalaikas. But there was a man in military uniform with a handful of St. George’s ribbons and several women in traditional Russian hats and costumes.

Russia Day in Minsk 2019. Photo by Iryna Arakhouskaya / “Belsat

Russia Day in Minsk 2019. Photo by Iryna Arakhouskaya / Belsat
Russia Day in Minsk 2019. Photo by Iryna Arakhouskaya / Belsat

The main part of the festivities will take place on June 8 near the capital’s Palace of Sports on Nyamiha.

Russia Day in Minsk 2019. Photo by Iryna Arakhouskaya / “Belsat

Russia Day in Minsk 2019. Photo by Iryna Arakhouskaya / Belsat
Russia Day in Minsk 2019. Photo by Iryna Arakhouskaya / Belsat
There was only one participant at the “Best costume in the colors of the Russian flag” contest. Russia Day in Minsk 2019. Photo by Iryna Arakhouskaya / Belsat
Russia Day in Minsk 2019. Photo by Iryna Arakhouskaya / Belsat
Russia Day in Minsk 2019. Photo by Iryna Arakhouskaya / Belsat

Photo by Iryna Arakhouskaya
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