holidays in Russia

Putin announces 10-day non-working period in May

President Vladimir Putin on Friday backed a proposal by the head of Russia's health watchdog to introduce a 10-day non-working period next month to prevent a surge in coronavirus infections. "If you think that it's …

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Russian tricolor unfurled at Klukhorsky pass

Today, in honor of the State Flag Day, in Karachay-Cherkessia, participants of an ascent to the Klukhorsky pass unfurled the Russian flag and sang the country's anthem, the head of the Department of Culture of the Karachayevsky urban …

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World congratulates Russia on its 30th anniversary

World leaders congratulated Russians and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Russia Day. One of the first congratulations came from the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev. “The Russian Federation is confidently following the …

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Kadyrov congratulates muslims on Eid al-Fitr

The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, congratulated Muslims on the occasion of Uraza Bairam in a video-message in the Chechen language. The relevant video was published on his Vkontakte page, Kadyrov’s voice on the recording sounds …

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3 mln Russians participate in immortal Regiment action

According to the press secretary of the All-Russian civil-patriotic movement “Immortal Regiment of Russia” Olga Baybulova, the number of participants in the Immortal Regiment action this year amounted to almost 3 mln people. …

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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. 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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