NATIONAL HOLIDAYS In Russia, there are eight public holidays New Year January 7 Orthodox ChristmasDefender of the Motherland Day (February 23) International Womens Day (March 8) International Workers Day (May 1) Victory Day (May 9) Russia Day (June 12) Unity Day (November 4)
NEW YEAR The new year is the first in the calendar and in popularity
JANUARY 7 ORTHODOX CHRISTMAS Christmas - the main Christian holiday
DEFENDER OF THE MOTHERLAND DAY (FEBRUARY 23)Honor of Russian men who serve in the army
INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY (MARCH 8) Day of international solidarity in the struggle for womens economic, social and political equality
INTERNATIONAL WORKERS DAY (MAY 1) Spring and Labour Day,International Workers Day
VICTORY DAY (MAY 9)A celebration of great victories and great stories
RUSSIA DAY (JUNE 12) Russia Day or Independence Day of Russia, as this festival was called until 2002 - is one of the "young" of public holidays in the country.
UNITY DAY (NOVEMBER 4)Russias national holiday. There is November 4, starting from 2005.The last holiday (non-working) day of the year in Russia
MOST POPULAR IN RUSSIA Golden Ring of Russia - populartourist route. Combines a number of ancient Russian towns with unique monuments of history.
ANCIENT TOWNS OF RUSSIAVeliky Novgorod Pskov VyborgNizhny Novgorod Tobols Tver
THE MOST POPULAR SUMMER HOLIDAY IN RUSSIA Sochi Taman Gelendzhik Anapa Tuapse Novorossiysk