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Extended National Holidays Beginning Dec 2012

Public holidays across Russia will be altered in 2013 after new decree.
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October
2012
Public holidays across Russia will be altered in 2013 after new decree.

Russia may simplify visa regulations for the upcoming World Cup in 2018.

Russia may simplify visa regulations for the upcoming World Cup in 2018.

In exciting news that has captured the imaginations of many Russians, Dimitry Chernyshenko, President of the ‘Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee’, announced details last week regarding the Olympic torch route. Taking place on the 7th of October 2013, 123 days before the opening ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Winter Games, the Olympic torch relay is set to be the longest in history, spanning 40390 miles by foot, car, rail, plane, and troika.

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Real Russia are pleased to be able to offer a 50% discount for some train journeys that begin between October 1st and December 26th, as long as the tickets are bought 31-44 days before your travel starts.

On September 29th FIFA announced the 11 cities to host the 64 matches during the 2018 World Cup in Russia.