holidays in Russia

Epiphany

Epiphany

Today, the Orthodox Church celebrates one of the main Christian holidays - the  Epiphany (or Theophany). Along with the Easter it is the oldest Christian …

Christmas in Krapivniki

Christmas in Krapivniki

Yesterday Russia celebrated Christmas, one of the two main religious holidays along with Easter. …

Russia celebrates Christmas

Russia celebrates Christmas

Today Russia celebrates Christmas, which is one of two most important religious holidays along with Easter. Patriarch Kirill congratulated Orthodox Christians after a midnight service at the Cathedral …

Hanukkah in Moscow

Hanukkah in Moscow

On December 24 Jews all over the world began to celebrate one of the main national holidays, eight holiday of light - Hanukkah, dedicated to the miracle of the one-day supply of oil miraculously lasting eight days that occured in the Temple in …

Vladimir Putin congratulate Muscovites with City Day

Vladimir Putin congratulate Muscovites with City Day

Today on Red Square Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated the Muscovites with Moscow City Day, calling the capital of one of the most beautiful cities in the world. "Dear …

Metro to work until two o#039clock in the morning on Moscow City Day

Metro to work until two o'clock in the morning on Moscow City Day

The Moscow Metro will work until two o'clock in the morning on Moscow City Day, the carrier’s message in Twitter reads. ‘’On September 10th the Moscow Metro will work longer for an …

Russia celebrates Paratrooper Day

Russia celebrates Paratrooper Day

Today Russia celebrated 86th anniversary of the Airborne Troops - highly mobile troops of the Russian Armed Forces. Russian Airborne Forces (paratroops) were founded on August 2, 1930. In an interview with Vestnik Kavkaza, the …

Putin visits Aurora cruiser

Putin visits Aurora cruiser

Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the legendary cruiser "Aurora" on the Russian Navy Day.

Russia celebrates Navy Day

Russia celebrates Navy Day

Today Russia will celebrate 320th anniversary of its Navy. Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu congratulated soldiers and veterans on their professional holiday and highlighted their great skills and military training, the Ministry of …

Prom-night 2016

Prom-night 2016

On the evening of June 24, more than 20,000 graduates of Moscow schools visited Gorky Park. This year's motto of this great holiday - "Camera! Action!", is not random. Right now the country celebrates the Year of Russian Cinema. The …

Putin spoke about meaning of Russia Day

Putin spoke about meaning of Russia Day

Russia Day reflects Russians' responsibility for the present and future of the country, Russian President Vladimir Putin stated today. "This holiday marks such important values as homeland, patriotism and unity …

Kyrgyz President congratulates Vladimir Putin on Russia Day

Kyrgyz President congratulates Vladimir Putin on Russia Day

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev congratulated Vladimir Putin on Russia Day. According to the information policy department of the president, Almazbek Atambayev sent a congratulatory message on the …

Serzh Sargsyan sends congratulatory letter to Russian leadership on Russian Day

Serzh Sargsyan sends congratulatory letter to Russian leadership on Russian Day

President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan visited the Russian Embassy in Armenia to congratulate Russian Ambasssdor Ivan Volynkin, the Embassy staff on the occasion of the national holiday of the Russian Federation - …

Jerusalem Day in Moscow

Jerusalem Day in Moscow

Yesterday on May 29th the Moscow Hermitage Garden hosted the Jerusalem Day. The event was co-hosted by the Russian Jewish Congress and the Jewish Agency ‘Sohnut’. During the holiday the …

Russians observe a minute’s silence for WWII victims

Russians observe a minute’s silence for WWII victims

A minute’s silence has been observed throughout Russia in honor of those who died in the Second World War, TASS reports. Russian television channels and radio stations suspended broadcasting for five minutes to mark the 71st …

15 thousand people take part in Immortal Regiment march in Makhachkala

15 thousand people take part in Immortal Regiment march in Makhachkala

15 thousand people in Makhachkala and more than 300 thousand people in the entire Dagestan participated in today's action - "Immortal Regiment" march, the Youth Affairs Ministry of the republic reported. The head of …

Ramzan Kadyrov takes part in Immortal Regiment march in Grozny

Ramzan Kadyrov takes part in Immortal Regiment march in Grozny

Acting head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, took part in "Immortal Regiment" march in Chechnya, which gathered more than 5 thousand people today, the Interior Ministry of the republic reported. The march was …

Dmitry Medvedev and Karim Massimov hold telephone conversation on Victory Day

Dmitry Medvedev and Karim Massimov hold telephone conversation on Victory Day

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov held a telephone conversation today, the website of the Russian government reports. "The heads of governments …

Putin takes part in Immortal Regiment march

Putin takes part in Immortal Regiment march

Russian President Vladimir Putin took part in an Immortal Regiment march on Monday to mark the 71st anniversary of the Soviet Union’s Victory over Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, TASS reports …

Nursultan Nazarbayev pays visit to Moscow

Nursultan Nazarbayev pays visit to Moscow

Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev has paid a visit to Moscow, the press service of the head of state informs. Tomorrow he will take part in a military …

Poklonskaya: Crimea strengthened security measures

Poklonskaya: Crimea strengthened security measures

Before celebrating the Victory Day, security measures were strengthened in Crimea, the prosecutor of the republic Natalia Poklonskaya said, TASS reports. "We strengthened measures, aimed at ensuring public safety …

May Day in Moscow

May Day in Moscow

International Workers’ Day is a holiday of spring and labor. It occurred in Chicago in 1886, when the workers demonstrated for the legal establishment of the 8-hour day. May Day was celebrated for the first time after the February …

Kremlin to celebrate the Day of Russia in a big way

Kremlin to celebrate the Day of Russia in a big way

An order of a proper celebration of the Day of Russia in the Kremlin on June 12th was signed today by President Vladimir Putin. The text of the document reads that 1,200 people will be invited to the event in the …

Caucasus has celebrated Orthodox Easter and Labour Day

Caucasus has celebrated Orthodox Easter and Labour Day

Residents of the Caucasian republics Russia have celebrated the Orthodox Easter and Labour Day on May 1st. Solemn liturgies took place at the Orthodox churches and  first may demonstrations walked alone …

Poekhali! (Let’s go!)

Poekhali! (Let’s go!)

The carrier rocket with the Vostok spacecraft was launched on April 12th, 1961 at 09:07 AM from the Baikonur cosmodrome, located in the steppes of the Kazakh SSR. The member of the First Troop cosmonauts Yuri Gagarin was the first man in the …

Putin: Internal forces provide safety of our country

Putin: Internal forces provide safety of our country

Internal forces of the Russian Interior Ministry, one of the most numerous and highly respected departments of the police department, celebrate 205th anniversary of their establishment on Sunday, March 27th. Russian President Vladimir …

Nowruz celebrated at VDNKh in Moscow

Nowruz celebrated at VDNKh in Moscow

Nowruz or Nawruz on the vernal equinox  is celebrated as a national holiday in Turkey, Iran, India, Pakistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan ... In Azerbaijan this year Nowruz holiday will be celebrated  on March 20th to …

Happy Novruz!

Happy Novruz!

Today in Moscow, in the pavilion 75 of VDNKH, citywide events dedicated to the spring holiday Novruz officially started. Their opening was attended by representatives of 20 different nationalities and states. As Iran's Ambassador to …

#039Road Spiders congratulate women of Tuapse on March 8

'Road Spiders" congratulate women of Tuapse on March 8

In Tuapse, bikers from 'Road Spiders' club congratulated girls and women on March 8th. The action was also attended by representatives of youth associations. They all gave compliments, cards and flowers to women, the press …

Women of Simferopol left without holiday

Women of Simferopol left without holiday

In Simferopol, by the decree of March 7th, 2016, any mass, public, cultural and entertainment events are prohibited, the press service of administration of Crimean capital reported. "The authorities have decided to ban the holding …