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The State Duma postponed the end date of World War II
The State Duma adopted in third reading the law on a new memorable date - the Day of the end of World War II. However, parliamentarians propose to celebrate it not historically on September 2, but a day later.
In the State Duma, the date transfer is explained by the fact that September 3 symbolizes the transition from a state of war to peace. Now this holiday will become the Day of the military glory of Russia, there will be no simple memorable date, as it was from September 2.
According to the State Duma press service, the initiative was introduced by a group of deputies led by chairman of the defense committee Vladimir Shamanov. As noted in the explanatory note to the law, the document was prepared to strengthen the historical foundations and patriotic traditions.