Russia celebrates Constitution Day on December 12
UFA, 12 December 2019. /Bashinform News Agency/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.
The Constitution Day is celebrated in Russia on Thursday, December 12. The main legal holiday of the country has been officially celebrated since 1993. On the grounds of this document, the entire legislative system is formed. The President of the country pronounces the oath with a hand on it.
“I swear, while exercising the powers of the President of the Russian Federation, to respect and protect the rights and freedoms of man and citizen, to observe and defend the Constitution of the Russian Federation, to protect the sovereignty and independence, security and integrity of the state, to serve the people faithfully.”
Until 2005, the Constitution Day of the Russian Federation was a day off.
Today, in Ufa, an all-Russian reception of citizens takes place in the reception rooms of the President of the Russian Federation. It is carried out from 12 pm to 8 pm; a passport should be presented. Address: st. Tsyurupy, 100. Contact phones: 8-800-200-23-16, 8 (347) 229-74-75.