2011: Russia

Russia National public holidays of Russia in 2011

Saturday January 01 New Years Day
Monday January 03 Bank Holiday
Tuesday January 04 Bank Holiday
Wednesday January 05 Bank Holiday
Thursday January 06 Bank Holiday
Friday January 07 Orthodox Christmas Day
Wednesday February 23 Defence of the Motherland
Tuesday March 08 Womens Day Weekday closest to International Women's Day
Sunday May 01 Labour Day May Day
Monday May 02 Labour Day (in lieu) May Day
Monday May 09 Victory Day Celebrates the Russian victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
Monday June 13 National Day Substitute day as June 12 falls on a Sunday
Friday November 04 Day of Unity


National Holiday


  • If a annual public holiday falls on a Tuesday, the Monday will be declared a bridge holiday and a Saturday will be declared a working day as compensation.
  • Each city in Russia celebrates its official founding date with fireworks, concerts, speeches by local politicians and other figures, food, drink, and other city-specific festivities.
  • City day for Moscow is the 31st of August and, for St. Petersburg, the 27th of May.

Other Years

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