With a view of the further consolidation of the Russian society and in connection with the 1150-anniversary of origin of the Russian statehood executing in 2012, the President of the Russian Federation D.A. Medvedev has decided to lead the state celebrating calling Rurik to Novgorod on reigning.
Today the Decree № 267 from 03.03.2011 the President of the Russian Federation D.A. Medvedeva about carrying out in 2012 of the state holiday devoted to origin of the Russian statehood, namely calling Rurik on reigning by northern tribes of Finn-Ugric has been published.
On Russian sources, Stories of Time Years (STY), Rurik have been called to correct Novgorod citizen in 862. In annals it is told: Have told to Russ Chudi, Sloveni, Krivichi and Vesi: Our Earth is great and plentiful, and the order in it is not present. Come to reign and own us.
Named of Sort Rurik is Russ was and Russian ground is named. In STY it is told:
“From that Vikings (Russ) Russian ground was nicknamed”
Fund ANRC of Princes and all live Rurikovich congratulate Russians and Russ people on this fatal decision of the President of the Russian Federation. We also express D.A. Medvedev's gratitude for wisdom and resoluteness in establishment of this state holiday which becomes a link between the past, hereby and the future of statehood, histories and culture of Russia and Russ people.
The President of Fund of Princes
Grand Prince Valeriy Viktorovich Kubarev Grand Kubensky Rurikovich
The reference to the Decree № 267 from 03.03.2011:
Fund of Princes develops own program of carrying out of celebrations in 2012.