Ilyumzhinov congratulates compatriots on the Day of Russia

Dear friends! I wholeheartedly congratulate you on the Day of restoration of the sovereign statehood of Russia. Sincere and selfless love to the Motherland unites all of us on this holiday.

This holiday draws us to the centuries-old history of the Russian state, the richest spiritual and cultural heritage of our people, to the unshakable values ​​of patriotism, freedom and justice.

All of us are united by love for the Fatherland and responsibility for its present and future. And we will do our best to make Russia a modern, strong and prosperous state.

The day of 12 June is celebrated by people of different generations and nationalities. We love Russia and will do everything in our power for its prosperity. We, the citizens of Russia, create the power and glory of our country preserving peace and harmony in society on the basis of law and justice.
I sincerely wish you success in all your affairs and endeavors for the benefit of Russia. I wish you good health, luck, peace and prosperity!

President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE)
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov