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Orthodox Easter Day in Russia

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Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world often celebrate Easter Sunday at a different time to the date set by many western churches.

Local names

NameLanguage
Православная ПасхаRussian
Orthodox Easter DayEnglish
Orthodoxer OstersonntagGerman

Orthodox Easter Day 2014

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Orthodox Easter Day 2015

Sunday, April 12, 2015
List of dates for other years

Many Orthodox churches base their Easter date on the Julian calendar, which often differs from the Gregorian calendar that is used by many western countries. Therefore the Orthodox Easter period often occurs later than the Easter period that falls around the time of the March equinox.

Orthodox Easter Day

Roasted lamb is served on Easter Day.

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About Orthodox Easter Day

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Orthodox Easter Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
SunApr 181993Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunMay 11994Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 231995Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 141996Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 271997Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 191998Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 111999Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 302000Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 152001Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunMay 52002Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 272003Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 112004Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunMay 12005Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 232006Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 82007Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 272008Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 192009Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 42010Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 242011Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 152012Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunMay 52013Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 202014Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 122015Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunMay 12016Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 162017Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 82018Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 282019Orthodox Easter DayObservance
SunApr 192020Orthodox Easter DayObservance

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