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Russian Orthodox Easter: a bright holiday for everyone

Russian Orthodox Easter: a bright holiday for everyone

Many families will gather together to celebrate the resurrection of Christ with a feast.

 

 

 

April 12, 2017 - Comments
International Women's day in Russia

International Women's day in Russia

Today Russia celebrates International Women’s day. It’s a public holiday in Russia, and, quite possibly, the nation’s favourite holiday (after New Year’s Eve).
 

March 8, 2017 - Comments
Defender of the Fatherland Day

Defender of the Fatherland Day

On February 23rd, Russia celebrates Defender of the Fatherland Day, which is as not just a military celebration, but  a men’s day, an opportunity to congratulate all men of the country.
 

February 23, 2017 - Comments
Russian Holidays: Maslenitsa

Russian Holidays: Maslenitsa

Today Big Maslenitsa week (Shrovetide) starts in Russia, throughout which people say ‘goodbye’ to winter, and salute the beginning of summer by participating in various activities.

February 20, 2017 - Comments
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