holidays in Russia

Ramzan Kadyrov congratulates Russian diplomats

Ramzan Kadyrov congratulated officially Russian diplomats on their professional holiday today. He addressed the Russian Foreign Ministry on his page in VKontakte. "I congratulate the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian …

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Ramzan Kadyrov expresses respect to journalists

Head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov congratulated Chechen and Russian journalists on the Russian Press day. He wrote his greeting in the Chechen social network Mylistory. First of all, he stressed that he treats journalists ‘with …

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Russian journalists celebrate Press Day

On Saturday, December 13, employees of newspapers and magazines, television and radio companies, news agencies and online publications celebrate the Day of Russian Press. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev congratulated …

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Orthodox believers celebrate Christmas

Orthodox Christians in Russia and other countries around the world are celebrating Christmas on January 7, an event which 2017 years ago marked the beginning of the new history of mankind, TASS reports. Christians conclude a four-week …

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 Christmas facade projections to be shown in Moscow

In Moscow, a special Christmas greeting video will be projected on two houses on Novy Arbat, the press service of the City Municipality reported. The projections will be shown from 16.15 to 0.00 on the houses № 11 and 19, the message …

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Some 2.7 mln attend New Year festivities in Moscow

About 2.7 mln people have taken part in the Journey to Christmas festival on Tverskaya street in central Moscow, the capital’s mayor, Sergei Sobyanin, said on Wednesday, TASS reports. "It was the most massive …

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Moscow celebrated New Year’s Eve

Traditionally, many Muscovites and guests celebrate New Year’s Eve on the streets and in the parks of the city. The main streets of the capital have become pedestrian for a few days and turned into a stage for town festivals. A holiday …

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Putin invites Macron to visit Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin invited his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron to pay a visit to the Russian Federation. The head of the Russian state invited the French President in his Christmas and New Year's greetings to the French …

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Moscow finishes preparations for New Year

Russian capital has completed preparations for the celebration of the New Year, deputy mayor Petr Biryukov said. "This year we carried out a colossal work - there a lot of new installations, new constructions …

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Largest gingerbread house built in Russia's Sochi

A five-meter house made of gingerbread has been unveiled at Krasnaya Polyana, a popular ski resort near Sochi, the local administration said. "This is the largest gingerbread house in Russia. It is five meters tall and weighs about …

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 Russia marks Constitution Day

Today Russia is celebrating Constitution Day. The Basic Law was adopted on December 12th in 1993 in a national referendum, by decree of the Russian President Boris Yeltsin as of September 19th 1994 this day was declared a public holiday (until …

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Russia celebrates National Unity Day

On Saturday, Russia celebrates the Unity Day, one of the youngest national holidays. The holiday was established in 2005 replacing the Day of Consent and Reconciliation, which had been celebrated on November 7 (formerly Revolution Day) …

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