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MOSCOW, November 3 (RIA Novosti) - Russian nationalists will hold a rally in Moscow on November 4, when Russia celebrates Day of People's Unity, the leader of a nationalist movement said on Tuesday.
Some 2,000 people are expected to stage the so-called Russian March in Lyublino, in Moscow's southeast, from midday through 3:30 p.m. (08:00-12:30 GMT) Wednesday, Dmitry Demushkin, who heads the Slavic Union nationalist-socialist movement, said.
A Moscow police department head said over 6,500 police officers would monitor 25 sanctioned events throughout Moscow on Wednesday, with a total of 140,000 activists expected to attend.
November 4 commemorates the popular uprising which expelled the Polish-Lithuanian occupation force from Moscow in November 1612, and more generally the end of the Time of Troubles and foreign intervention in Russia in the Polish-Muscovite War (1605-1618). The day is a Russian national holiday.
The country's nationalists first held the Russian March on November 4, 2005.
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