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Republic of Karelia
The area of Karelia is 180,5 sq km.
The republic consists of
16 metropolitan regions
and 2 urban districts, with 808
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Karelia celebrating the 70th anniversary Victory day

Today, on May 9th, Republic of Karelia along with the whole country celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. It is a holy date for every Russian, it has become a symbol of national pride and heroism, courage and bravery, the unity and cohesion of the multi-ethnic country for the sake of Victory.

70 years ago winning volleys died away, but the memory of the great feat of our people does not fade. On May 9th our country remembers those who fought on the fronts and gave their lives for the peaceful sky over your head.