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Holidays and Observances in Russia in 2016

Holidays and Observances in Russia in 2016

Date NameType
Jan 1FridayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Jan 4MondayNew Year HolidayNational holiday
Jan 5TuesdayNew Year HolidayNational holiday
Jan 6WednesdayNew Year HolidayNational holiday
Jan 7ThursdayOrthodox Christmas DayNational holiday, Orthodox
Jan 8FridayNew Year HolidayNational holiday
Jan 14ThursdayOld New YearObservance
Feb 14SundayValentine's DayObservance
Feb 23TuesdayDefender of the Fatherland DayNational holiday
Feb 27SaturdaySpecial Operations Forces DayObservance
Mar 7MondayNew Year Holiday SubstitutionNational holiday
Mar 8TuesdayInternational Women's DayNational holiday
Mar 20SundayMarch EquinoxSeason
May 1SundayOrthodox Easter DayObservance, Orthodox
May 1SundaySpring and Labor DayNational holiday
May 2MondayDay off for Spring and Labor DayNational holiday
May 3TuesdayNew Year Holiday SubstitutionNational holiday
May 5ThursdayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim
May 9MondayVictory DayNational holiday
Jun 7TuesdayRamadan startsMuslim
Jun 12SundayRussia DayNational holiday
Jun 13MondayDay off for Russia DayNational holiday
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 2SaturdayLailat al-QadrMuslim
Jul 6WednesdayEid al-FitrMuslim
Sep 1ThursdayDay of KnowledgeObservance
Sep 13TuesdayEid al-AdhaMuslim
Sep 22ThursdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 3MondayMuharramMuslim
Nov 4FridayUnity DayNational holiday
Nov 27SundayMother's DayObservance
Dec 12MondayThe Prophet's BirthdayMuslim
Dec 21WednesdayDecember SolsticeSeason

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