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Republic of Karelia

The Republic of Karelia belongs to the Northwestern Federal District of the Russian Federation
The Republic of Karelia was founded on June 8, 1920 as the Karelian Labor Commune on the territory of the former Olonets province.
On July 25, 1923 it was transformed into the Karelian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, and on March 31, 1940 - into the Karelo-Finnish Soviet Socialist Republic.
On July 16, 1958, the Republic reacquired the status of the Karelian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. Since November 13, 1991 it has been the Republic of Karelia.
The Republic covers an area of 180.5 thousand square kilometers. The western border of Karelia coincides with the state border of Russia and Finland and extends for 798 km.
38% of the territory of Karelia belongs to the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation.
There are over 60 thousand lakes and 23 thousand rivers in the region.
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Karelia Day to be celebrated at the RUSSIA EXPO on June 8
In Moscow, at the RUSSIA EXPO on June 8, Karelia Republic Day will be celebrated with a festive program. On the Main Stage, from 14:00 to 19:00, the "Sampo Mill" festival will take place. Visitors to the Exposition will enjoy performances by the national song and dance ensemble of Karelia "Kantele" and other artists. The event is financially supported by the Moscow government.
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New Year tree of the Republic of Karelia: Karelian birch and UNESCO heritage

Balls with ancient ornaments of the peoples of Karelia, garlands from bags with a unique pattern and of course saw cuts of the famous Karelian birch - Karelian designers represented the most recognizable symbols of the region in the New Year decoration of the fir tree.

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"Olonets games of Ded Morozes" will be presented at the RUSSIA EXPO

The interactive platform "Olonets games of Ded Morozes" will work at the RUSSIA EXPO. The winter festival is scheduled for December 21.

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