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Victory Day Holiday in Russia

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A 2012 decree has changed the number of days, and the dates for the Victory Day Holidays.

Local names

NameLanguage
День ПобедыRussian
Victory Day HolidayEnglish
Tag des SiegesGerman

Victory Day Holiday 2014

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Victory Day Holiday 2015

Victory Day Holiday does not occur in 2015
List of dates for other years

Russians will enjoy an extra day of holiday during their Victory Day celebrations in May.

Changes in Victory Day Holidays

In 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

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
FriMay 102013Victory Day HolidayNational holiday
SatMay 102014Victory Day HolidayNational holiday

Other holidays in May 2014 in Russia

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