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Holidays and Observances in Russia in 2019

Holidays and Observances in Russia in 2019

Date NameType
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 14MondayOld New YearObservance
Feb 14ThursdayValentine's DayObservance
Feb 23SaturdayDefender of the Fatherland DayNational holiday
Feb 27WednesdaySpecial Operations Forces DayObservance
Mar 8FridayInternational Women's DayNational holiday
Mar 21ThursdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 3WednesdayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim
Apr 28SundayOrthodox Easter DayObservance, Orthodox
May 1WednesdaySpring and Labor DayNational holiday
May 2ThursdaySpring and Labor Day HolidayNational holiday
May 3FridaySpring and Labor Day HolidayNational holiday
May 6MondayRamadan startsMuslim
May 9ThursdayVictory DayNational holiday
May 10FridayDefender of the Fatherland Day holidayNational holiday
May 31FridayLailat al-QadrMuslim
Jun 4TuesdayEid al-FitrMuslim
Jun 12WednesdayRussia DayNational holiday
Jun 21FridayJune SolsticeSeason
Aug 12MondayEid al-AdhaMuslim
Aug 31SaturdayMuharramMuslim
Sep 1SundayDay of KnowledgeObservance
Sep 23MondaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Nov 4MondayUnity DayNational holiday
Nov 10SundayThe Prophet's BirthdayMuslim
Dec 22SundayDecember SolsticeSeason

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