holidays in Russia

 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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Putin congratulates Kuban on its anniversary

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Krasnodar Territory residents on the 80th anniversary of the region’s establishment. Greetings were published on the Kremlin website. "You can rightfully be proud of the history …

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Moscow turns 870

Last weekend Russian capital celebrated its 870th anniversary: festive events of unprecedented scale were held throughout Moscow. This holiday was organized on seven thematic venues: Moscow conquers, Moscow builds, Moscow invents, Moscow opens, …

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 Russians take pride in country’s symbols - poll

Pride and admiration are the key emotions felt by most Russians when they see the country’s national symbols, and the number of people sharing this view has risen over the past ten years, a survey conducted by the Russian Public Opinion …

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Airborne Forces Day in Moscow

Today, Russia celebrates Airborne Forces Day. The birthday of the Airborne Forces is considered to be August 2, 1930, when an assault division consisting of 12 men were dropped by parachute near Voronezh for the first time during the exercises of …

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Russia celebrates Navy Day

Events to mark the Russian Navy Day, traditionally celebrated on the last Sunday of July, will be held all over the country with the main parade scheduled to take place in Russia’s second largest city of St. Petersburg. The St. …

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Russia's Dagestan marks Constitution Day

Russia's North Caucasian republic of Dagestan is marking Constitution Day today. The head of the Republic Ramazan Abdulatipov congratulated the peoples of Dagestan on the holiday, noting that the adoption of …

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Russian celebrates Marine and River Fleet Day

Today, workers and veterans of marine and river fleet celebrate their professional holiday. Prime Minister of the country Dmitry Medvedev sent congratulations to them. According to him, the development of international …

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Kuban’s health minister delivers a child

The health minister of the Kuban region, Evgeniy Filippov, on the eve of the Day of Medical Worker, conducted a complex operation in the perinatal center of Sochi, the regional Ministry of Health reports. As a result of a caesarean …

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Day of Russia celebrated in Baku

Russian Embassy in Azerbaijan held a reception dedicated to the Day of Russia. The event was attended by representatives of diplomatic missions and members of the Azerbaijani parliament. Russian Ambassador to Azerbaijan …

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