celebrations in Russia

Peskov reveals how Putin celebrates New Year

Russian President Vladimir Putin prefers to celebrate New Year together with his family and friends, if his working schedule allows, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. The Kremlin spokesman …

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Main Russia's New Year tree arrives in Kremlin

Russia’s main New Year symbol arrived at the Kremlin to decorate the Kremlin’s Cathedral Square for the New Year and Christmas holidays. A logging vehicle made a stop near the Spassky Gate, and the driver handed special …

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Four facts about November 4 holiday

Few are aware that the Day of People's Unity celebrated in Russia on November 4 is part of the Federal law On Russia's Days of Military Glory and Commemorative Dates, it is one of the Days of Military …

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 Russians celebrate National Flag Day

The National Flag Day of the Russian Federation is celebrated on August 22 every year in accordance with the presidential executive order "On National Flag Day in the Russian Federation," dated August 20, 1994. The white, blue …

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Russians marking Day of Russia

Russia is celebrating its national holiday, the Russia Day, on June 12th. 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 …

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Holy month of Ramadan begins

Muslims throughout the world are ready to welcome the holy month of Ramadan, which began on Sunday evening, May 5.  The tradition began in the seventh century and commemorates the month when the Prophet Mohammed retreated to a cave …

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Jews around the world celebrate Passover

Jews around the world will start celebrating eight-day holiday Pesach (Passover), associated with one of the main events of biblical history - the exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt and their liberation from slavery. In the …

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