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Russia: National Holidays

New Year’s Day Saturday January 1
2nd January Sunday January 2
Bank Holiday Monday January 3
Bank Holiday Tuesday January 4
Bank Holiday Wednesday January 5
Bank Holiday Thursday January 6
Orthodox Christmas Day Friday January 7
new year holiday (end) Monday January 10 School holidays, in addition to above bank holidays (may vary according to district)
Bank Holiday Monday January 10
Orthodox New Year Friday January 14 Events, celebrations…
Day of Mourning Wednesday January 26 Special Events
Defence of the Motherland Wednesday February 23
WORKING DAY Saturday March 5
Bank holiday (in lieu of following Tuesday) Monday March 7
Womens’ Day Tuesday March 8
spring holiday (beginning) Friday March 18 School holidays, in addition to above bank holidays (may vary according to district)
Daylight Saving Time Sunday March 27 Special Events
spring holiday (end) Monday March 28 School holidays, in addition to above bank holidays (may vary according to district)
Earth Day Friday April 22
Labor Day/May Day Sunday May 1
Labour Day (forwarded to Monday) Monday May 2
Victory Day Monday May 9
summer holiday (beginning) Wednesday June 1 School holidays, in addition to above bank holidays (may vary according to district)
National Day Sunday June 12 National Day
National Day Monday June 13 National Day
summer holiday (beginning) Friday June 24 School holidays, in addition to above bank holidays (may vary according to district)
Day of Baptism Thursday July 28 Events, celebrations…
Russian Cinema Day Saturday August 27 Events, celebrations…
summer holiday (end) Wednesday August 31 School holidays, in addition to above bank holidays (may vary according to district)
Victory Day Friday September 2 Events, celebrations…
summer holiday (end) Monday September 5 School holidays, in addition to above bank holidays (may vary according to district)
International Day of Action to Eradicate Global Poverty Monday October 17 Special Events
United Nations Day Monday October 24 Special Events
All Saints – (beginning) Friday October 28 School holidays, in addition to above bank holidays (may vary according to district)
autumn holiday (beginning) Friday October 28 School holidays, in addition to above bank holidays (may vary according to district)
Daylight Saving Time Sunday October 30 Special Events
Day of Unity Friday November 4
All Saints – (end) Wednesday November 9 School holidays, in addition to above bank holidays (may vary according to district)
autumn holiday (end) Monday November 14 School holidays, in addition to above bank holidays (may vary according to district)
World AIDS Day Thursday December 1 Special Events
Human Rights Day Saturday December 10 Special Events
winter holiday (beginning) Friday December 16 School holidays, in addition to above bank holidays (may vary according to district)
new year holiday (beginning) Friday December 23 School holidays, in addition to above bank holidays (may vary according to district)