The end of Mongol rule proposed to celebrate at the state level

Anatoly Artamonov

Authorities in Kaluga region in the summer will make the Russian government a proposal on the recognition of the national holiday, the end date of the Great standing on the Ugra. About it told journalists the head of the region Anatoly Artamonov, reports TASS on Friday, April 28.

According to him, the summer will be formed a concrete proposal on the introduction dates in the national calendar. “We support scientists and the public,” — said Artamonov.

In February of the current year deputies of Legislative Assembly of Kaluga region, approved the date of the end of Standing on the Ugra river, November 11, as a regional holiday.

Great standing on the Ugra river — the war between the Khan of the Great Horde Akhmat and the Prince of Moscow, Ivan III in 1480. The battle followed Moscow’s refusal to pay the annual tribute and put an end to the Mongol-Tatar yoke in Russia.

Every year in the Kaluga region hosts a festival that attracts thousands of participants. Historic clubs is the reconstruction of military battle.