Hundreds of nationalists marched through Moscow’s Luyblino district to mark National Unity Day on Sunday. Protesters were seen holding banners reading “No to political repression,” and “To be Russian means to be a warrior.” They marched through Luyblino district to the monument to the Soldiers of the Fatherland. National Unity Day commemorates the expulsion of Polish forces from Moscow in... Еще 1612. It was celebrated in the Russian empire until 1917, after which it was replaced by a commemoration of the Russian Revolution by the Soviet government. The holiday was then reinstated in 2005.