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In Switzerland, stole natsonalny symbol

August 23 2005
10:33

In Switzerland, stole a national symbol. 80-pound stone, which is the main attraction is the popular folk festivals Unspunnen, disappeared from the luxury hotel where he was guarded around the clock with numerous security agents.

The above-mentioned feast, which this year celebrated simultaneously with the Day of Moscow, September 3 and 4, is in Switzerland, 200-year history.

The name itself dates back to the 13 century, when feudal lords between two Swiss, one of whom was Burkard von Unspunnen, while others - the founder of the city of Bern Berthold von Zaring, a ceasefire was brokered.

To commemorate this event, which the Swiss are considered as the cornerstone of national unity, on the feast of Unspunnen strongmen gathered from across the country who throws at a distance of 80-pound boulder, reports RSN.

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