by emily simonson
national unity day
In Russia they celebrate National Unity Day. National Unity Day is celebrated on November 4th.
it commemorates the liberation of moscow
The holiday was established to honor events that happened in 1612 when Russian voluntary troops commanded by Kuzma Minin and Dmitry Pozharsky liberated Moscow from foreign invaders.
some foods they eat during this holiday
bread is the symbol of life; in times of hardship it is the primary food, and being "without bread" signals starvation.
Potatoes, cabbage, carrots, and beets
are the common vegetables
black caviar, which signifies luxury and plenty as well as the bounty of the rivers and seas.