Defender of the Fatherland Day

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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Vladimir Putin lays wreath at  Tomb of Unknown Soldier

Russian President Vladimir Putin laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier near the Kremlin wall on the occasion of the celebration of Defender of the Fatherland Day. During the memorial ceremony, the servicemen of 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 marks jubilee Defender of Fatherland Day

Today Russia celebrates February 23rd – Defender of the Fatherland Day. In the USSR it was named Soviet Army and Navy Day. February 23, due to tradition, became a state national holiday dedicated to all the generations of …

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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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Kazakhstan celebrates Defender of the Fatherland Day

Defender of the Fatherland Day is celebrated in Kazakhstan today, Trend reports. Over than twenty years ago, on May 7, 1992, the first President of Kazakhstan signed a decree on the establishment of the Armed Forces of the Republic of …

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Moscow inhabitants watch 10 thousand fireworks

Moscow has hosted fireworks in honor of Defender of the Fatherland Day. The fireworks were released from 72 settings located at 16 points. Ten thousand fireworks were fired. The most striking places of the fireworks were Poklonnaya Hill …

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North Caucasus honors defenders of the Fatherland

Leaders of the North Caucasus Federal District regions congratulated defenders of the Fatherland on their professional holiday, celebrated today. "On this day, we express deep gratitude to our valiant soldiers for heroism and …

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Russia celebrates Defender of the Fatherland Day

Today Russia celebrates February 23rd – Defender of the Fatherland Day. This day is also a holiday in Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and in some other CIS countries. The history of the holiday begins in 1918 with the Red Army. Since 1946, on …

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Defense Ministry presents its own clothing collection

Russia's Defense Ministry has shown a new clothing collection prepared by Voyentorg, and opened a series of exhibitions that tell about the achievements of the Russian army in recent years. The event takes place in the foyer of the State …

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700 people conquer mount Beshtau in Pyatigorsk

Mount Beshtau was conquered in Pyatigorsk today. More than 700 people participated in a traditional mass climb to an altitude of 1401 meters on the eve of the Defenders of the Fatherland Day, the mayor's office …

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