Studying in Russia

~Your Survival Guide~

Russian Calendar

Posted by Muslim Student Network on May 11, 2009

New Year’s Day
-January 1-2
Christmas Day
-January 7
Defenders of the Fatherland Day
-February 23
International Women’s Day
-March 8
Labor Day/May Day
-May 1
Victory Day
-May 9
Independence Day
-June 12
Day of Consent and Reconciliation
-November 4
Constitution Day
-December 12
Russians love to celebrate. The most important holidays are the New Year’s, Christmas, and the May 9 holidays. Shops close and city streets become strangely quiet. All government offices are closed too on public holidays.

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