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Holidays in Russia in 2008


DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday type
Jan 1TuesdayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Jan 2WednesdayNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday
Jan 3ThursdayNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday
Jan 4FridayNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday
Jan 7MondayOrthodox Christmas DayNational holiday, Orthodox
Jan 8TuesdayNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday
Jan 9WednesdayNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday
Jan 10ThursdayNew Year Holiday WeekDe facto holiday
Jan 14MondayOld New YearObservance
Feb 14ThursdayValentine's DayObservance
Feb 23SaturdayDefender of the Fatherland DayNational holiday
Feb 25MondayDefender of the Fatherland Day observedNational holiday
Mar 8SaturdayInternational Women's DayNational holiday
Mar 10MondayInternational Women's Day observedNational holiday
Mar 20ThursdayMarch equinoxSeason
Apr 27SundayOrthodox Easter DayObservance, Orthodox
May 1ThursdaySpring and Labor DayNational holiday
May 2FridaySpring and Labor Day HolidayNational holiday
May 4SundaySpring and Labor Day HolidayWorking day (moved weekend)
May 9FridayVictory DayNational holiday
Jun 7SaturdayWorking day - moved weekendWorking day (moved weekend)
Jun 12ThursdayRussia DayNational holiday
Jun 13FridayRussia Day WeekendNational holiday
Jun 20FridayJune SolsticeSeason
Sep 22MondaySeptember equinoxSeason
Nov 1SaturdayWorking day - Unity DayWorking day (moved weekend)
Nov 3MondayUnity Day WeekendDe facto holiday
Nov 4TuesdayUnity DayNational holiday
Dec 21SundayDecember SolsticeSeason

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