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  Public holidays in Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Below is the list of official public holidays recognized by the Russian government.
On 23 February, Russia honors those who are presently serving in the Armed Forces and those who have served in the past.
While the holiday has been officially recognised since 1991 when it was established by Boris Yeltsin, 2003 is the first year that it was celebrated in a major way, when promoted by Vladimir Putin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Public_holidays_in_Russia   (767 words)

  
 Russia
The northern part of Russia together with Novgorod retained some degree of autonomy during the time of the Mongol yoke and was largely spared the atrocities that affected the rest of the country.
Russia saw her comparatively developed centrally planned economy contract severely for five years, as the executive and legislature dithered over the implementation of reforms and Russia's industrial base faced a serious decline.
Population is densest in the European part of Russia, in the Ural Mountains area, and in the south-western parts of Siberia; the south-eastern part of Siberia that meets the Pacific Ocean, known as the Russian Far East, is sparsely populated, with its southern part being densest.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/r/ru/russia.html   (5749 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Russia saw its economy contract for five years, as the executive and legislature dithered over the implementation of reforms and Russia's industrial base faced a serious decline.
Russia achieved a slight recovery in 1997, but that year's Asian financial crisis culminated in the August depreciation of the ruble, a debt default by the government, and a sharp deterioration in living standards for most of the population.
Russia is fairly sparsely populated and has extremely low average population density due to its enormous size; population is densest in the European part of Russia, in the Ural Mountains area, and in the south-eastern part of Siberia.
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 Russia - Wikipedia
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ie.wikipedia.org /wiki/Russia   (4364 words)

  
 Russia - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Russia is considered the Soviet Union's successor state in diplomatic matters.
Russia has also taken up the responsibility for settling the USSR's external debts, although its population made up just half of the population of the USSR at the time of its dissolution.
Russia saw its comparatively developed centrally planned economy contract severely for five years, as the executive and the legislature dithered over the implementation of reforms and Russia's aging industrial base faced a serious decline.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Russia   (5897 words)

  
 Ask Us A Question   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The Early East Slavs constituted the bulk of the population in Western Russia from the 7th century onwards and slowly assimilated the native Finno-Ugric tribes, such as the Merya, the Muromians and the Meshchera.
The Slavophile mood was on the rise, spearheaded by Russia's victory in the War of 1877-1878, which forced the Ottoman Empire to recognize the independence of Romania, Serbia and Montenegro and autonomy of Bulgaria.
The politics of Russia (the Russian Federation) take place in a framework of a federal presidential republic, whereby the President of Russia is both head of state and head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system.
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 Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Russia its economy contract for five years as executive and legislature dithered over the implementation of reforms Russia's industrial base faced a serious decline.
Russia achieved a slight recovery in 1997 but that year's Asian financial crisis culminated in the August depreciation of ruble a debt default by the government a sharp deterioration in living standards for of the population.
Russia is fairly sparsely populated and has low average population density due to its size; population is densest in the European of Russia in the Ural Mountains area and in the south-eastern part Siberia.
www.freeglossary.com /Russia   (2393 words)

  
 List of holidays by country - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Religious holidays are observed according to the Julian calendar.
Public holidays are set by local authorities and therefore vary from place to place, although Christmas, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and January 2nd (and May Day?) are observed throughout the country.
For the holidays not observed on a specified Monday, when the date falls on a Saturday, it is observed the previous Friday, and when the date falls on a Sunday, it is observed the following Monday.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/List_of_holidays_by_country   (1546 words)

  
 Russia: 2005 Calendar of Bank Holidays, Public Holidays, and National Holidays
This list of 2005 bank holidays, national holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Russia, was generated by the Q++ Studio Diary Publishing System, using holidays recurrence rules that were last revised on January 22, 2006.
This database of bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays can also be viewed sorted by date rather than by country.
Examples of this are religious holidays such as Holy Saturday, or the actual date of a holiday, such as Christmas, for which an additional day in lieu is given when it occurs on a weekend.
www.qppstudio.net /bankholidays2005/russia.htm   (479 words)

  
 Everything about Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The vast lands of present Russia were home to disunited tribes who were variously overwhelmed by invading Goths, Huns, and Turkish Avars between the third and sixth centuries C.E. The Iranian Scythians populated the southern steppes, and a Turkic people, the Khazars, ruled the western portion of these lands through the 8th century.
Russia has won in the War of 1877-1878 and Ottoman Empire recognized the independence of Romania, Serbia and Montenegro and autonomy of Bulgaria.
In October 1991, as Russia was on the verge of independence, Yeltsin announced that Russia would proceed with radical market-oriented reform along the lines of Poland's "big bang," also known as "shock therapy." After the disintegration of the USSR, the economy of Russia went through a crisis.
wikimiki.org /en/Russia   (11184 words)

  
 CDI Russia Weekly #205 - Victory Day, Veterans
Veterans mark the day by wearing their military orders and medals, and public respect is still high for those who served in the war.
Moreover, the growing prevalence of neo-Nazi gangs in Russia has only added to the woes of the veterans, who say the skinhead presence mocks their achievements in the fight against fascism.
Victory Day remains one of the most significant public holidays in Russia, where even young people are raised to respect the memory of the 1941-45 struggle, known in Russia as the Great Patriotic War.
www.cdi.org /russia/205-1.cfm   (1144 words)

  
 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
In 1783 Russia and the Georgian Kingdom (which was almost totally devastated by Persian and Turkish invasions) signed the treatise of Georgiev according to which Georgia received the protection of Russia.
Russia won the War of 1877-1878 and the Ottoman Empire recognized the independence of Romania, Serbia and Montenegro and autonomy of Bulgaria.
Russia has taken up the responsibility for settling the USSR's external debts, although its population is 50% of the population of the USSR.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/russia   (5935 words)

  
 Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Russia saw its economy contract severely for five years, as the executive and legislature dithered over the implementation of reforms and Russia's industrial base faced a serious decline.
That year's Asian financial crisis culminated in the August depreciation of the ruble in 1998, a debt default by the government, and a sharp deterioration in living standards for most of the population.
Despite its comparatively very high population, Russia has a low average population density due to its enormous size; population is densest in the European part of Russia, in the Ural Mountains area, and in the south-eastern part of Siberia that meets the Pacific Ocean, known as the Russian Far East.
abcworld.net /Russia.html   (3806 words)

  
 Russia History - TravelPuppy.com
By February 1917, Russia was engulfed by widespread rioting, strikes and army mutinies, which forced the Tsar to abdicate.
While Gorbachev was holidaying in the Crimea, On 19 August 1991, a coup was staged by a group of conservative hardliners led by KGB chief Kryuchkov and Gorbachev’s nominal deputy, Ligachev.
This may be a future model for the development of Russia, and a much preferable alternative to the situation in Chechnya.
travelpuppy.com /russia/history.htm   (2525 words)

  
 Public holidays. Russia factbook. Russian St.Petersburg Tours
For example, Christmas, while remaining one of the main Christian holidays in Russia, is celebrated on the 7th of January, in compliance with the Russian calendar, but not on the 25th of December.
In all the cities there are meetings in which a leader or the mayor of the city gives speeches about the achievement of people in the war and veterans tell about their adventures in the war.
June 12 is Russia's newest holiday, Independence Day, which commemorates the adoption in 1991 of the Declaration of Sovereignty of the Russian Federation.
www.russian-st-petersburg.com /3-russia-factbook/3-public-holidays.html   (791 words)

  
 Russia Travel Forums - View topic - Visa registration during winter holidays.. can be a problem?
Way to Russia warm-up: place both your hands in front of you and then count one word for each finger, starting from the left thumb: "Conversation Is a Way of Finding Out What You Think".
I got the visa but I think that the registration can be a problem, due the large amount of holidays in that period.
On 7 will be holiday so I think I'll be into the 72 hours interval when I leave on 9 evening.
www.waytorussia.net /TalkLounge/pconversation500.html   (495 words)

  
 STUDENT HOLIDAYS - THE GUIDE TO GREAT HOLIDAYS IN RUSSIA
Climate ranges from steppes in the south through humid continental in much of European Russia; subarctic in Siberia to tundra climate in the polar north; winters vary from cool along Black Sea coast to frigid in Siberia; summers vary from warm in the steppes to cool along Arctic coast.
Russia has no vaccination requirements, but it's a good idea to be up-to-date with your shots.
A traditional holiday for nearly 75 years to commemorate the Anniversary of the October Revolution (on the old calendar, the revolution took place on Oct 25).
www.studentholidays.com /russia/russia.htm   (1832 words)

  
 ‘Public’ Holidays: The State vs. the People by Sudha R. Shenoy
With one exception, British ‘public’ holidays are ‘traditional’ – very long-standing: Christmas, New Year’s, Easter, Whitsun (now stabilised as the last Monday in May, except in Scotland, where it’s the first Monday).
Other official holidays are: the birthdays of the current and two previous Emperors; the first day of the (1964) Tokyo Olympics; the day the first Japanese Emperor ascended the throne in 660 BC; Constitution Day; and three holidays created out of whole cloth by the Diet [parliament].
As there were no ‘public’ holidays in June, July and August, the third Monday in July was declared ‘Marine Day’ in 1995 (after various marine organisations had lobbied since 1991).
www.lewrockwell.com /orig6/shenoy1.html   (1738 words)

  
 Public Holidays
January 9 - 13 - (9th is a half-day holiday for the public sector) Kurban Bayrami (Feast of the Sacrifice)
October 22 - 24, 2006 - (22nd is a half-day holiday for the public sector) Ramazan Bayrami (End of Ramadan); Oct 11 - 14, 2007 - (11th is a half-day holiday for the public sector)
December 30, 2006 - January 3, 2007 - (30th is a half-day holiday for the public sector) Kurban Bayrami (Feast of the Sacrifice)
www.partyguideonline.com /occasions/publicholidays.html   (1993 words)

  
 List of holidays by country
While these are not legal holidays outside of the District of Columbia, most states have declared state holidays to coincide with these federal holidays.
Election Day is only observed as a holiday in Presidential election years, which coincide with leap years.
The state of Washington does also, because it was admitted to statehood on 11 November 1889.
www.askfactmaster.com /List_of_holidays_by_country   (513 words)

  
 Russian Holidays for Your Travel
It's still an official holiday in Russia though there is not such a huge celebration as it used to be during the Soviet era.
When there is a public holiday, the weekend is shifted towards the holiday: if the holiday is on Thursday, Sunday will be the working day and Friday the day off.
The same when the public holiday is on Tuesday: Saturday becomes the working day and Monday the day off.
www.russian-woman.org /russian_holidays.htm   (833 words)

  
 Russia, Independence Day - JRL 6-13-04
Officers and men of Russia's modern-day armed forces then took the stage, filing along with the standards of the Army, the Air Force, the Navy, the Emergencies Ministry, and the Federal Security Service.
The historical pageantry culminated in a show of military dress and arms of all periods and all branches of the armed forces.
Independence Day is one of Russia's youngest public holidays, instituted in 1994.
www.cdi.org /russia/johnson/8251-2.cfm   (324 words)

  
 Outsourcing Offshore Software Development. Useful Info. Public Holidays in Russia, Ukraine
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We at Murano Software respect family values and want our employees to spend holidays with their friends and families.
Dates vary from year to year, as they are based on the lunar calendar.
www.muranosoft.com /info/holidayschedule.aspx   (188 words)

  
 last minute Minute Russia - last-minute-report.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
in their previous match in the same stadium last October...drove past two defenders in the 25th minute in front...one of which came from Lee Ho of Russia’s Zenit...
the only true center on the roster, so a last minute addition may...the play maker he struggled to be last year...may be better served staying in Russia for another...
American Stephanie Durst won the women's 100 in 11.28, edging Russia's Yulia Gushchina by...The Czech Republic needed a last-minute goal for a 2-1 win over Wales...
last-minute-report.com /Minute/Russia.html   (1807 words)

  
 History News Network
In my (Oz) diary there are lists of public holidays in the UK, Australia, Canada, 4 Continental countries, 9 countries in East and Southeast Asia (surprise), the US and Ireland.
In China, Russia and the US:- all - *all - other ‘public’ holidays are *political - State-connected - in origin, connexion, or commemoration.
With one exception, British ‘public’ holidays are ‘traditional’ -- *very long-standing: Christmas, New Year’s, Easter, Whitsun (now stabilised as the last Monday in May, except in Scotland, where it’s the first Monday.) May Day was already celebrated, long before the trade unions appropriated it for Labour Day.
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 Russia Travel Forums - View topic - Waiting for travel agency to reply
Russia Travel Forums - View topic - Waiting for travel agency to reply
8 to 10 March are public holidays in Russia, so they might not reply on this date.
I'm sorry if they delayed the reply, you can contact them directly at traintickets@waytorussia.net -- it'll be forwarded to them.
www.waytorussia.net /TalkLounge/conversation121.html   (341 words)

  
 I Love Moscow - Public Holidays - expat, moscow, russia ,life, holidays, public holidays
Russians love to celebrate and national holidays are a serious event!
For the most important ones, such as New Year, Christmas, and the May holidays, the country literally shuts down - many shops close their doors (but not IKEA!), the streets are adorned with flags, and main roads are closed off for parades.
Everyone gets the day off work, and if the holiday falls on a weekend, the Friday or Monday becomes a day off.
www.ilovemoscow.ikea.ru /general/holidays   (115 words)

  
 World Public Holidays Database
You can now find our Holidays Database on our homepage.
This database contains public holidays for over 100 countries.
Tyzo does not guarantee the accuracy of the dates and suggests double checking with another source.
www.tyzo.com /tools/holidays.html   (83 words)

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