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Holidays and Observances in Russia in 2020

Holidays and Observances in Russia in 2020

Date NameType
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Jan 2ThursdayNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday
Jan 3FridayNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday
Jan 6MondayNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday
Jan 7TuesdayOrthodox Christmas DayNational holiday, Orthodox
Jan 8WednesdayNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday
Jan 14TuesdayOld New YearObservance
Feb 14FridayValentine's DayObservance
Feb 23SundayDefender of the Fatherland DayNational holiday
Feb 24MondayDefender of the Fatherland Day observedNational holiday
Feb 27ThursdaySpecial Operations Forces DayObservance
Mar 8SundayInternational Women's DayNational holiday
Mar 9MondayInternational Women's Day observedNational holiday
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 22SundayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim
Apr 19SundayOrthodox Easter DayObservance, Orthodox
Apr 24FridayRamadan startsMuslim
May 1FridaySpring and Labor DayNational holiday
May 9SaturdayVictory DayNational holiday
May 11MondayVictory Day observedNational holiday
May 19TuesdayLailat al-QadrMuslim
May 24SundayEid al-FitrMuslim
Jun 12FridayRussia DayNational holiday
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 31FridayEid al-AdhaMuslim
Aug 20ThursdayMuharramMuslim
Sep 1TuesdayDay of KnowledgeObservance
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 29ThursdayThe Prophet's BirthdayMuslim
Nov 4WednesdayUnity DayNational holiday
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason

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