On November, 4th Izhevsk celebrated the National Unity Day and
Udmurtia Statehood Day. In the Eternal Fire garden a public meeting under the motto “Strength of Russia is
in people’s unity” took place where representatives of political parties, ethnic and cultural institutions, public
organizations, workers’ associations, republican and local authorities were gathered.
The meeting was organized
by the Udmurt regional department of the public association “Russian Union of veterans of Afghanistan”. According
to the information provided by the Udmurt department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, about 1500 of people participated
in the event.