Victory Day Holiday in Russia
Quick FactsA 2012 decree has changed the number of days, and the dates for the Victory Day Holidays.
|Victory Day Holiday||English|
Victory Day Holiday 2013Friday, May 10, 2013
Victory Day Holiday 2014Victory Day Holiday does not occur in 2014
List of dates for other years
Changes in Victory Day HolidaysIn October 2012, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medevdev signed a decree that has extended the Victory Day holidays by 1 day. Victory Day break will begin on May 9, and end on May 12.
Other Holidays Affected
The decree also affects the durations of the New Year break and the Spring and Labor Day Holidays. Russians will now have a 10 day New Year break starting December 30 and ending the day after the Russian Orthodox Christmas Day on January 8.
The Spring and Labor Day Holidays will start on May 1 and end on May 5.
Victory Day Holiday Observances
|Fri||May 10||2013||Victory Day Holiday||De facto holiday|
Other holidays in May 2013 in Russia
- Spring and Labor Day ―Wednesday, May 1, 2013
- Spring and Labor Day Holiday ―Thursday, May 2, 2013
- Spring and Labor Day Holiday ―Friday, May 3, 2013
- Orthodox Easter Day ―Sunday, May 5, 2013
- Victory Day ―Thursday, May 9, 2013
- Defender of the Fatherland Day holiday ―Friday, May 10, 2013
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