holidays in Russia

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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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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