holidays in Russia

Defender of the Fatherland Day celebrated in Russia

Today, on February 23rd, The Defender of the Fatherland Day is celebrated in Russia. February 23rd was annually celebrated in the Soviet Union as a national holiday - the Day of the Soviet Army and Navy. After the collapse of …

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New Year's Moscow (photo-report)

The New Year’s Eve 2020 turned out to be snowless and with no frost  in Moscow. However,  Muscovites and guests of the capital spent good time walking along the decorated streets, buying original gifts at fairs, ice skating, …

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Father Frost  beaten  in St. Petersburg

In St. Petersburg, an investigation was initiated after a fight and robbery on New Year's Eve. The corresponding message was published today by the press service of the regional headquarters of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. On …

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Villefand on weather in Moscow on Christmas Eve

Acting Head of the Hydrometeorological Center of the Russian Federation, Roman Vilfand, told what weather is expected on Christmas Eve in Moscow and Moscow region. According to him, at night, in the capital, it will be 3-5 °C below …

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First Hanukkah candle lit in Moscow

Russia kicked off celebration in honor of one of the main holidays of Judaism - Hanukkah. The first Hanukkah candle in Moscow was lit tonight at the Revolution Square with participation of Russia's Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar On …

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Knowledge Day celebrated in Russia

Today Russia and several CIS countries celebrate the Day of Knowledge. Since this year's holiday falls in Sunday, many schools will carry out celebratory events on September 2. 16,5 million pupils will begin their school year …

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Russians celebrate Builder's Day

Today Russia celebrates the Builder's Day - professional holiday for workers of the construction industry, which is celebrated in Russia on the second Sunday of August. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev congratulated workers …

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Railroad Worker Day celebrated in Russia

Today the railway workers of Russia are celebrating their professional holiday. Railway workers were the first in Russia to get their own professional holiday. Railroad Worker Day was established in 1896 by decree of the Minister of Railways of …

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Record-braking cezve made in Crimea

The world's largest Crimean Tatar cezve was created by local craftsmen. About 10 thousand cups of coffee can be made in a two-meter high cezve, the deputy chairman of the State Duma Committee on National Affairs, Ruslan Balbec, said. …

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World celebrates International Women's Day

Today (March 8) is globally celebrated as the International Women's day. On this occasion, Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent out his greetings and noted women’s ability to be successful at work and in the …

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 Defender of the Fatherland Day celebrated in Russia

Today, on February 23rd, The Defender of the Fatherland Day is celebrated in Russia. Russian Defense Minister, General of the Army Sergey Shoigu congratulated the Russian servicemen and veterans with the holiday. According to the head …

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Russia celebrates Diplomats’ Day

On 10 February each year the Russian diplomatic service celebrates its professional holiday – Russian Diplomats’ Day, which was established by the Presidential Decree in 2002., ft.lk …

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Putin plunges into water to celebrate Epiphany

Russian President Vladimir Putin participated in the traditional swimming to celebrate Epiphany, the press service of the Kremlin reported. “Yes, Putin plunged into the water,” RIA Novosti quotes the official message. …

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Pyatigorsk's Fathers Christmas to participate in a fun run

Tomorrow, on January 13, the transport of Pyatigorsk resort in Stavropol will be stuck in traffic jams: in the center of the district capital, on Kirov Avenue, a fun run of Fathers Christmas will take place, the press service of the city …

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Russia celebrates Knowledge Day

Today Russia and several CIS countries celebrate the Day of Knowledge. 1.8 million first-graders will begin to study in Russian schools in the new school year. Total number of pupils in Russian schools is going to reach 15.6 …

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Russia celebrates the Day of the Black Sea Fleet

Today Russia celebrates the Day of the Black Sea Fleet. This holiday was established by the decree of commander-in-chief of the Russian Navy on July 15, 1996. The Black Sea Fleet is the fleet of the Russian …

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