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Muharram in Russia

The Islamic New Year is on the first day of Muharram, the first month in the lunar Islamic calendar, which differs from the Gregorian calendar.

Is Muharram a Public Holiday?

Even though Muharram falls on Saturday, July 30, 2022, it is a working day. Most businesses follow regular opening hours in Russia.

A lantern is often used as a symbol for the month of Muharram, the Islamic month of mourning.

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About Muharram

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Muharram Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017FriSep 22MuharramMuslim
2018WedSep 12MuharramMuslim
2019SatAug 31MuharramMuslim
2020ThuAug 20MuharramMuslim
2021TueAug 10MuharramMuslim
2022SatJul 30MuharramMuslim
2023WedJul 19MuharramMuslim
2024MonJul 8MuharramMuslim
2025FriJun 27MuharramMuslim
2026WedJun 17MuharramMuslim
2027SunJun 6MuharramMuslim

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