holidays in Russia

Russia celebrates Unity Day

Russia celebrates Unity Day

Russia has been celebrating National Unity Day since 2005. The holiday was established in 2004. National Unity Day was established in memory of the events of 1612, when the people's militia led by Kuzma (Kozma) Minin and Dmitry …

Russia celebrates main public holiday

Russia celebrates main public holiday

Russia Day is the main public holiday, which is celebrated annually on June 12. This year it fell on a Sunday, and all over the country - from Kamchatka to Kaliningrad - festive events will take place: mass celebrations, concerts, fireworks. …

Ingushetia celebrates its 30th anniversary

Ingushetia celebrates its 30th anniversary

Today, the Republic of Ingushetia is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated residents of the North Caucasus region on the holiday. "The formation of the republic …

Russians tell what Victory Day means to them

Russians tell what Victory Day means to them

According to the results of a survey conducted by the Public Opinion Foundation, every second Russian considers Victory Day a national holiday, and a third is proud of the country. Almost every third Russian (29%) feels proud hearing …

Useful tips to get back to work after holidays

Useful tips to get back to work after holidays

It is sometimes difficult to return to a working rhythm after the holidays, Oleg Sulimenko, Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs of the University 2035, said. According to him, the main clue is interest. "In order to get ready for …

Russia celebrates Spring and Labor Day

Russia celebrates Spring and Labor Day

On Sunday, May 1, Russia celebrates Spring and Labor Day. For the first time in two years, May Day processions will be held in person in a number of Russian regions. The holidays will last until May 3. A ban on holding public events, …

Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

Today, alll Orthodox Russians celebrate Easter, or the Resurrection of Christ - the main Christian holiday. According to Orthodox doctrine, with the Resurrection of Christ, death is conquered, and the prospect of eternal life opens …

Seven days necessary to adapt after New Year holidays

Seven days necessary to adapt after New Year holidays

After the New Year holidays, it may take a week to adapt to the usual working regime, Maria Klimakova, a lecturer at the Department of Developmental Psychology named after Professor Obukhova of the Moscow State University of Psychology and …

Putin arrives in Sevastopol to celebrate Unity Day

Putin arrives in Sevastopol to celebrate Unity Day

On Thursday, November 4, Russian President Vladimir Putin came to Sevastopol, where he takes part in the Unity Day festive events. The Russian leader already took part in a flower-laying ceremony at the memorial complex dedicated to the …

Putin announces 10-day non-working period in May

Putin announces 10-day non-working period in May

President Vladimir Putin on Friday backed a proposal by the head of Russia's health watchdog to introduce a 10-day non-working period next month to prevent a surge in coronavirus infections. "If you think that it's …

Main Russian New Year’s tree near Kremlin dismantled

Main Russian New Year’s tree near Kremlin dismantled

The main New Year's tree near the Kremlin was dismantled, press secretary of the presidential administration Elena Krylova informed. "The toys were removed, and the tree was dismantled. Then, it was taken out of the …