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Saturday, May 26, 2018

Every year, the Day of First Republic is celebrated on May 26 in Georgia. It is a national holiday. The day commemorates the date in 1918 when the country declared its independence from Soviet Russia. It regained independence after the dissolution of the USSR.

The nation declared its independence from Russia on this day in 1918. Georgia, a Eurasian nation and a previous part of Soviet Union or USSR, remembers the constitution of an independent and self-governing Republic of Georgia on May 26, 1918 prior to its incorporation into Soviet Russia in 1922. The freedom of the country was reinstated in 1991 after the breakup of USSR.