celebrations in Russia

Russia marks Day of Remembrance and Sorrow

On June 22, Russia annually commemorates the Day of Remembrance and Sorrow, when in 1941, 79 years ago, Nazi Germany attacked the Soviet Union. On June 22, 1941, German troops invaded the Soviet Union’s territory. German …

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Kim Jong-un congratulates Putin on Russia Day

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has sent a message of congratulations upon Russia Day to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Korean Central News Agency said. "The Chairman of the State Affairs Commission comrade Kim Jong-un …

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Russia Day

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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Russian muslims celebrate holy month of Ramadan

Russian Muslims have welcomed the holy month of Ramadan, which began on April 24.  Every evening when the sun has set, families and friends would usually get together for the Iftar meal to break the fast. Many people go to the …

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Russians reveal where they prefer to search for love

About one in two Russians (48%) think that it is better to look for their "other half" in their friend circle, according to a poll held by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center in the run-up to St. Valentine’s Day. …

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Russia celebrates Day of Diplomatic Worker

Russia is marking the Day of a Diplomatic Worker today. The date was set on October 31, 2002, by the Russian President Vladimir Putin and is celebrated annually on February 10. The date was chosen upon the discovery of the earliest thus …

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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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