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Russia To Add April 16 Public Holiday In Chechnya

Source: BBC News (Grozny)
Posted: Sunday, April 19, 2009

The pro-Kremlin President of Russia's republic of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, has declared that, in the future, April 16 would be a public holiday throughout Chechnya.

The date of this new public holiday is to commemorate the first day, April 16, 2009, after the cancellation of the decree imposing an anti-terror operation on the territory of Chechnya.

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