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Holidays and Observances in Russia in 2015

Holidays and Observances in Russia in 2015

Date NameType
Jan 1ThursdayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Jan 2FridayNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday
Jan 3SaturdayThe Prophet's BirthdayMuslim
Jan 3SaturdayNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday
Jan 4SundayNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday
Jan 5MondayNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday
Jan 6TuesdayNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday
Jan 7WednesdayOrthodox Christmas DayNational holiday, Orthodox
Jan 8ThursdayNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday
Jan 9FridayNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday
Jan 14WednesdayOld New YearObservance
Feb 14SaturdayValentine's DayObservance
Feb 23MondayDefender of the Fatherland DayNational holiday
Feb 27FridaySpecial Operations Forces DayObservance
Mar 8SundayInternational Women's DayNational holiday
Mar 9MondayInternational Women's Day observedNational holiday
Mar 21SaturdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 12SundayOrthodox Easter DayObservance, Orthodox
May 1FridaySpring and Labor DayNational holiday
May 4MondayPublic HolidayNational holiday
May 9SaturdayVictory DayNational holiday
May 11MondayVictory Day observedNational holiday
May 16SaturdayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim
Jun 12FridayRussia DayNational holiday
Jun 18ThursdayRamadan startsMuslim
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 13MondayLailat al-QadrMuslim
Jul 18SaturdayEid al-FitrMuslim
Sep 1TuesdayDay of KnowledgeObservance
Sep 23WednesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 24ThursdayEid al-AdhaMuslim
Oct 15ThursdayMuharramMuslim
Nov 4WednesdayUnity DayNational holiday
Dec 22TuesdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24ThursdayThe Prophet's BirthdayMuslim

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