Russia

Religious Holidays

01/06/2018TheophanyBelarus, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine
01/07/2018Christmas in the Eastern Orthodox ChurchBelarus, Ukraine, Russia, Serbia, Moldova, Bosnia Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Georgia, Greece, Cyprus
04/08/2018Easter in Eastern ChristianityBelarus, Ukraine, Russia, Serbia, Moldova, Bosnia Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Georgia, Greece, Cyprus, Albania, Romania, Syria, Lebanon, Bulgaria
05/06/2018Saint George's Day in the Eastern ChurchesBulgaria, Georgia, Russia, Serbia, Bosnia Herzegovina
05/27/2018Pentecost in Eastern ChristianityBelarus, Ukraine, Russia, Serbia, Moldova, Bosnia Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Georgia, Greece, Cyprus

Ecological Observances

01/11/2018Nature Reserves and National Parks Day in RussiaRussia
03/22/2018Baltic Sea DaySweden, Finland, Denmark, European Union, Lithuania, Latvia, Germany, Poland, Russia, Estonia
05/12/2018National Forest Planting Day in RussiaRussia
05/12/2018Environmental Education Day in RussiaRussia
05/20/2018Volga Day in RussiaRussia
06/03/2018Coastal Cleanup Day in RussiaRussia
07/07/2018Dnieper DayUkraine, Russia, Belarus

Professional Days

01/12/2018Public Prosecutor Office Professionals Day in RussiaRussia
01/13/2018Russian Press DayRussia
01/25/2018Tatiana Day in RussiaRussia
02/08/2018Day of Russian ScienceRussia
02/09/2018Civil Aviation Day in RussiaRussia
02/10/2018Diplomatic Employee Day in RussiaRussia
02/27/2018Special Operations Forces Day in RussiaRussia
03/11/2018Day of Geodesy and Cartography Workers in RussiaRussia
03/11/2018Day of Drug Control Authorities in RussiaRussia
03/12/2018Workers of the Penal System of the Ministry of Justice of Russia DayRussia
03/25/2018Cultural Worker's Day in RussiaRussia
03/27/2018National Guard Forces Command Day in RussiaRussia
04/01/2018Geologist DayUkraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Russia
04/08/2018Day of Military Commissariat EmployeesBelarus, Russia
04/08/2018Air Defense Forces DayRussia, Belarus
04/15/2018Day of Radio-Electronic Fight Troops in RussiaRussia
04/17/2018Veterans' Day of Internal Affairs Bodies and Internal Troops in RussiaRussia
04/19/2018Russian Printing Industry DayRussia
04/30/2018Day of Fire Service in RussiaRussia
05/07/2018Radio DayBulgaria, Belarus, Armenia, Russia, Kyrgyzstan
05/13/2018Black Sea Fleet Day in RussiaRussia
05/18/2018Baltic Fleet Day in RussiaRussia
05/21/2018Polar Explorer's Day in RussiaRussia
05/26/2018Russian Entrepreneurship DayRussia
05/27/2018Chemical Industry Workers' DayUkraine, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan
05/28/2018Border Guard DayRussia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan
06/05/2018Ecologist's Day in RussiaRussia
06/08/2018Social Worker's Day in RussiaRussia
06/10/2018Light Industry Workers DayUkraine, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan
06/17/2018Health Worker's DayBelarus, Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Moldova, Kazakhstan
06/29/2018Shipbuilders’ Day in RussiaRussia
06/30/2018Day of Inventors and Innovators in Russia and BelarusRussia, Belarus
07/01/2018Day of Water Transport Workers in Russia and BelarusRussia, Belarus
07/03/2018Traffic Patrol Day in RussiaRussia
07/08/2018Day of the Russian PostRussia
07/08/2018Fisherman’s Day in Russia and UkraineRussia, Ukraine
07/15/2018Day of MetallurgistBelarus, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Armenia
07/28/2018Retail Trade Worker's Day in RussiaRussia
07/29/2018Navy Day in RussiaRussia
08/01/2018Day of the Rear Services of the Armed Forces in RussiaRussia
08/02/2018Airborne Forces DayRussia, Belarus, Kazakhstan
08/05/2018Railroad Workers' Day in Russia, Belarus and KyrgyzstanRussia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan
08/12/2018Builders' DayArmenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Ukraine
08/12/2018Air Force Day in RussiaRussia
08/15/2018Archaeologist DayBelarus, Russia, Ukraine
08/19/2018Air Force Day in Russia and BelarusRussia
08/26/2018Miner's DayBelarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan
08/27/2018Russian Cinema DayRussia
09/02/2018Day of Russian Guards UnitsRussia
09/02/2018Day of Oil, Gas and Petroleum IndustryRussia, Belarus, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Moldova
09/02/2018Patrol Police Day in RussiaRussia
09/04/2018Nuclear Provision Expert's Day in RussiaRussia
09/08/2018Financier's Day in RussiaRussia
09/09/2018Tankman's Day in RussiaRussia
09/16/2018Forestry and Timber Industry Worker's DayBelarus, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Ukraine
09/19/2018Arms Designer Day in RussiaRussia
09/27/2018Day of Preschool Employees in RussiaRussia
09/28/2018Nuclear Industry Worker's DayRussia, Kazakhstan
09/29/2018Otorhinolaryngologist Day in RussiaRussia
09/30/2018Mechanical Engineer's DayBelarus, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Kazakhstan
10/01/2018Ground Forces Day in RussiaRussia
10/04/2018Russian Space Forces DayRussia
10/14/2018Agricultural Workers' Day in RussiaRussia
10/20/2018Signal Officers Day in RussiaRussia
10/21/2018Food Industry Workers' DayRussia, Ukraine
10/21/2018Road Sector Workers' Day in RussiaRussia
10/24/2018Special Forces Day in RussiaRussia
10/25/2018Custom Officer's Day in RussiaRussia
10/28/2018Day of Automobile WorkersBelarus, Russia, Ukraine
11/01/2018Bailiff Day in RussiaRussia
11/10/2018Police Day in RussiaRussia
11/13/2018Day of Radiological, Chemical and Biological Defense Troops in RussiaRussia
11/15/2018Conscript's Day in RussiaRussia
11/19/2018Missile Troops and Artillery DayRussia, Belarus
11/21/2018Taxation Authorities Workers' Day in RussiaRussia
11/25/2018Russian Military Peacekeepers’ DayRussia
11/27/2018Marines Day in RussiaRussia
12/01/2018Ice Hockey Day in RussiaRussia
12/03/2018Lawyer's Day in RussiaRussia
12/20/2018Security Service Workers' DayRussia, Armenia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan
12/22/2018Energy Industry DayRussia, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, Armenia
12/27/2018Emergency Rescuer's Day in RussiaRussia

Unofficial Holidays

01/14/2018Old New YearUkraine, Russia, Belarus, Bosnia Herzegovina, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Romania, Montenegro, Serbia, Macedonia
03/19/2018Clients' DayLithuania, Russia
08/19/2018Russian Telnyashka DayRussia
09/11/2018Day of Sobriety in RussiaRussia

Anniversaries and Memorial Days

01/27/2018Day of Lifting of the Siege of Leningrad in RussiaRussia
02/02/2018Victory in the Battle of Stalingrad in RussiaRussia
02/15/2018Memorial Day of Warriors-InternationalistsUkraine, Belarus, Russia
04/18/2018Battle on the Ice Day in RussiaRussia
04/26/2018Day of Remembrance of the Chernobyl TragedyBelarus, Russia, Ukraine
04/27/2018Day of Russian ParliamentarismRussia
06/22/2018Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Great Patriotic WarRussia, Ukraine, Belarus
06/29/2018Day of Partisans and Underground Resistance in RussiaRussia
07/07/2018Battle of Chesma Day in RussiaRussia
07/10/2018Battle of Poltava Day in RussiaRussia
08/01/2018Memorial Day for the Victims of World War I in RussiaRussia
08/09/2018Battle of Gangut Day in RussiaRussia
08/23/2018Victory over Germany in the Battle of Kursk in RussiaRussia
09/02/2018Anniversary of the End of WWII in RussiaRussia
09/03/2018Solidarity Against Terrorism Day in RussiaRussia
09/08/2018Day of the Battle of Borodino in RussiaRussia
09/09/2018Memorial Day for the Victims of the Crimean WarRussia, Ukraine
09/11/2018Battle of Tendra Day in RussiaRussia
09/21/2018Battle of Kulikovo Day in RussiaRussia
10/30/2018Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Political Repressions in RussiaRussia
11/07/2018Anniversary of the 1941 October Revolution Day Parade in RussiaRussia
12/01/2018Battle of Sinop Day in RussiaRussia
12/03/2018Day of the Unknown Soldier in RussiaRussia
12/05/2018Battle of Moscow Day in RussiaRussia
12/09/2018Heroes of Fatherland Day in RussiaRussia
12/12/2018Constitution Day in RussiaRussia
12/24/2018Siege of Izmail Day in RussiaRussia

Cultural Observances

02/06/2018Sami National DayNorway, Finland, Sweden, Russia
03/08/2018International Women's DayAngola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Georgia, Cambodia, Eritrea, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Madagascar, Moldova, Mongolia, Nepal, Russia, North Korea, Sierra Leone, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Uganda, Zambia
04/02/2018Unity of Peoples of Russia and Belarus DayBelarus, Russia
05/05/2018Europe Day in the Council of EuropeAustria, Azerbaijan, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia Herzegovina, United Kingdom, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Georgia, Denmark, Ireland, Iceland, Spain, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine, Finland, France, Croatia, Montenegro, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia
05/27/2018Libraries DayKyrgyzstan, Russia
06/25/2018Day of Friendship and Unity of the SlavsRussia, Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Belarus, Bulgaria, Bosnia Herzegovina, Macedonia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Croatia
07/08/2018Family, Love and Faith Day in RussiaRussia

Public Holidays

02/23/2018Defender of the Fatherland DayBelarus, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan
05/01/2018International Workers' Day (Labor Day)Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Austria, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Ivory Coast, Curacao, Denmark, Djibouti, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Gabon, Germany, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Guadeloupe, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Macau, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Paraguay, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre et Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, State of Palestine, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
05/09/2018Victory DayAzerbaijan, Armenia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Serbia, Israel
05/24/2018Saint Cyril and Methodius Day in the Eastern Orthodox ChurchRussia, Bulgaria, Macedonia
06/12/2018Russia DayRussia
07/28/2018Day of Baptism of RusRussia, Ukraine
08/22/2018Flag Day in RussiaRussia
09/01/2018Knowledge DayArmenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Turkmenistan
11/04/2018Unity Day in RussiaRussia

Other Observances

04/20/2018National Donor Day in RussiaRussia
04/21/2018Day of Local Self-Government in RussiaRussia
06/01/2018International Day for Protection of ChildrenAlbania, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Benin, Bulgaria, Bosnia Herzegovina, China, Cambodia, Czech Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Estonia, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Guinea-Bissau, Kazakhstan, Cape Verde, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Macau, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Sao Tome and Principe, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen
06/27/2018Youth Day in RussiaRussia
11/25/2018Mother's Day in RussiaRussia

Folk Festivals

07/07/2018Ivan Kupala DayBelarus, Russia, Ukraine