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Saturday, 26 December 2009

First Lady Svetlana Medvedeva Greeted the Children who came to Visit the Kremlin Christmas tree

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First Lady Svetlana Medvedeva (1965- )

First Lady Svetlana Medvedeva gave New Year’s greetings to the children who came from all over the country to see the national Christmas tree in the Kremlin on the coming New Year holidays. “I am very happy to see you in the Kremlin, and I want to give you my warmest greetings for both the coming New Year of 2010 and Christmas. I would also like to convey to you greetings from my husband, President Dmitri Medvedev”, Mrs Medvedeva said Saturday at the opening of New Year’s festivities in the Kremlin. “You came here from every corner of our vast country and you are now in the very heart of it, the Moscow Kremlin. Indeed, many episodes in our history took place here, in the Kremlin. Today, the main Christmas tree of our country is here in the Kremlin and festive decorations from many different regions decorate it. For many, many years, the yolka (Christmas party) during school holiday kindled countless friendships”, she said. Mrs Medvedeva wished the children good health and success in school. “Learn well. I know that every one of you has a talent”, she said, according to RIA-Novosti.

26 December 2009

Voice of Russia World Service



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