Top events in Russia

October
18

Russia's answer to Wimbledon captures the city's attention for seven days in October.

November
04

Communists come out of the woodwork to parade and flag-wave to commemorate the uprising that freed Moscow from the Polish-Lithuanian occupation on...

December
01

The brainchild of Yuri Temirkanov, conductor of the St Petersburg Academic Philharmonic, this festival brings the wintery streets to life with...

Russia Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

2021

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2021
End date:
4 January 2021
January
07
Russian Orthodox Christmas Day
Start date:
7 January 2021
January
07
Russian Orthodox Christmas Day
Start date:
7 January 2021
February
23
Defender of the Fatherland Day
Start date:
23 February 2021
March
08
International Women's Day
Start date:
8 March 2021
May
01
Spring and Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2021
May
09
Victory Day
Start date:
9 May 2021
June
12
Russia Day
Start date:
12 June 2021
November
04
Unity Day
Start date:
4 November 2021
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