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According to the survey of Levada Center in May 2009, 44% of the respondents named the holiday as Independence Day of Russia.

There exists a misconception in Russian society, that this holiday is also called Russia's Independence Day, but it never had such a name in official documents.Though the celebrations are low-key nowadays, several groups march on that day to protest grievances the workers have.May 9, Russia celebrates the victory over Nazi Germany, while remembering those who died in order to achieve it.Until 2005, only 1 and 2 January were public holidays.