02 July 2011, Saturday, 12:42
author: Eugene Rakhimkulov
Two Rustems – the President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov and the President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov – congratulated all Russians with the federal sabantuy (the plough festival) jointly with the Governor of Sverdlovsk region Alexander Misharin.
The President RB sent his regards to all our compatriots, living in Sverdlovsk region, and told about future prospects of the Republic.
According to Rustam Minnikhanov, he was also happy that “two Rustems” arrived in Yekaterinburg to consolidate the representatives of all nationalities at the sabantuy and mentioned that for today this festival was celebrated in 55 Russian regions and 23 countries.
“Sabantuy is a festival of friendship and should be held on the appropriate worthy level’ – he stated.
Alexander Misharin stated he was happy that the federal sabantuy was held on the Ural land, in Sverdlovsk region, inhabited by the representatives of more than 140 nationalities. He expressed hope the year would be favorable and productive for all Russian regions and said thanks to “two Rustems” for their support of the sabantuy’s participants.
“We are united and we are invincible” – the Governor stated.