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Ramadan starts in Russia

Ramadan (also known as Ramadhan or Ramzan) is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. It is a time when Muslims around the world focus on prayer, fasting, giving to charity, and religious devotion. The last third of Ramadan is a particularly holy period, as it commemorates when the Koran's (Qu'ran) first verses were revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (Mohammad or Muhammed).

Is Ramadan starts a Public Holiday?

Even though Ramadan starts falls on Saturday, April 2, 2022, it is a working day. Most businesses follow regular opening hours in Russia.

The month of Ramadan begins when the Waxing Crescent Moon can be observed in the evening sky.

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Ramadan starts Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017SatMay 27Ramadan startsMuslim
2018WedMay 16Ramadan startsMuslim
2019MonMay 6Ramadan startsMuslim
2020FriApr 24Ramadan startsMuslim
2021TueApr 13Ramadan startsMuslim
2022SatApr 2Ramadan startsMuslim
2023ThuMar 23Ramadan starts (Tentative Date)Muslim
2024MonMar 11Ramadan starts (Tentative Date)Muslim
2025SatMar 1Ramadan starts (Tentative Date)Muslim
2026WedFeb 18Ramadan starts (Tentative Date)Muslim
2027MonFeb 8Ramadan starts (Tentative Date)Muslim

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