National Holidays in Russia

Date Holiday Name Holiday Type
1 Jan New Year’s Day National holiday
2 Jan New Year Holiday Week National holiday
3 Jan New Year Holiday Week National holiday
4 Jan New Year Holiday Week National holiday
5 Jan New Year Holiday Week National holiday
7 Jan Orthodox Christmas Day National holiday, Orthodox
8 Jan New Year Holiday Week National holiday
14 Jan Old New Year Observance
14 Feb Valentine’s Day Observance
23 Feb Defender of the Fatherland Day National holiday
27 Feb Special Operations Forces Day De facto holiday
8 Mar International Women’s Day National holiday
9 Mar Bridge Public holiday National holiday
20 Mar March Equinox Season
8 Apr Orthodox Easter Day Observance, Orthodox
13 Apr Isra and Mi’raj Muslim
28 Apr Special working day Working day (replacement)
30 Apr Spring and Labor Day Holiday National holiday
1 May Spring and Labor Day National holiday
2 May Spring and Labor Day Holiday National holiday
9 May Victory Day National holiday
16 May Ramadan starts Muslim
9 Jun Special working day Working day (replacement)
10 Jun Lailat al-Qadr Muslim
11 Jun Russia Day Weekend National holiday
12 Jun Russia Day National holiday
15 Jun Eid al-Fitr Muslim
21 Jun June Solstice Season
22 Aug Eid al-Adha Muslim
1 Sep Day of Knowledge De facto holiday
12 Sep Muharram Muslim
23 Sep September Equinox Season
4 Nov Unity Day National holiday
5 Nov Unity Day observed National holiday
21 Nov The Prophet’s Birthday Muslim
22 Dec December Solstice Season
29 Dec Special working day Working day (replacement)
31 Dec Extra holiday in lieu of Dec. 29 National holiday



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