celebrations in Russia

Solidarity Day of Dagestani Peoples. Derbent festival

  The Solidarity Day of Dagestani Peoples was celebrated in Derbent. The head of the republic Ramazan Abdullatipov attended the events. He attended the exhibition of national handicraft, ethnic homesteads, as well as a …

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Russia celebrates Knowledge Day and Eid al-Adha

A total of 15.5 million pupils will go to school in Russia today. 1.8 million children will start their education this year. Russian President Vladimir Putin will make a working trip to the Yaroslavl region, some 250 km …

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Russia celebrates National Flag Day

The National Flag Day of the Russian Federation is being celebrated in Russia. The three-coloured flag replaced the Soviet flag when it was raised over the parliament in Moscow on August 22, 1991. State Flag Day was established by the president …

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 Russia marks Day of Airborne Forces

Russia is celebrating the Day of Airborne Forces today. August 2 marks the 90th anniversary of the Russian Airborne Force as on this day, 1930, a Russian paratrooper unit consisting of 12 people conducted the first parachute jumps during military …

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 Sabantuy in Moscow

The citywide festival Sabantuy took place for the seventh time in the Moscow museum-reserve of Kolomenskoye on July 22. Sabantuy is a favorite holiday of the Tatar and Bashkir peoples. It includes ceremonies, customs, songs …

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Security measures increased in Moscow due to holiday

Security measures in Moscow were strengthened due to the mass events planned in the city on the occasion of the Russia Day, the head of the city's regional security and anticorruption department, Vladimir Chernikov, said. …

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Medvedev congratulates citizens on Russia Day

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev congratulated the Russians on the Russia Day on his Instagram page.  "Happy Russia Day!" he wrote under a photograph depicting four Russian flags against the …

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Russians celebrate Day of Russia

Russia Day is one of the youngest national holidays. It was established by the country’s presidential decree of June 2, 1994. The Declaration of State Sovereignty of Russia was adopted June 12, 1990. Celebrations of the Russia Day …

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 Russia celebrates Spring and Labour Day

Russia is marking Spring and Labour Day today, May 1st. Being a traditional European spring celebration, May Day is a national public holiday in a majority of countries. The date is currently celebrated specifically as 'Labour Day' …

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 Navruz - view from Baku

Navruz (Nowruz, Nuruz, Nevruz, Nauryz, Nooruz in different languages) is the beginning of the New Year, connected with the astronomical, that is natural natural event - the spring equinox, when the day becomes longer than the night. Navruz is not …

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Russia marks Defender of the Fatherland Day

Today Russia celebrates February 23rd – Defender of the Fatherland Day. The history of the holiday begins in 1918 with the Red Army.  The holiday marks the date in 1918 during the Russian Civil War when the first mass draft …

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Vladimir Putin congratulates Russian diplomats

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated the staff and veterans of the Russian Foreign Ministry on their professional holiday, Diplomatic Workers’ Day. Putin’s message of congratulations was posted on the …

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Putin: Russia's wonderful future is inevitable

Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded prizes in science and innovation for young scientists in 2016, expressing confidence that Russia has a fine future. "The fundamental basis of this country has such deep and …

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