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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
Stalin's Secret Bunker in Samara

Stalin's Secret Bunker in Samara

Ahead of Russia’s Victory Day (9th May), which marks the surrender of Nazi Germany to the Soviet Union in 1945, let’s take a step back in time and look at the unique site of Russia’s military past. 

April 15, 2013 - Comments
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