Holiday Guide for Russia in 2018

Russia 2018
Russia
2018

Russia information

Population: 146.60m
Capital: Moscow
Calling Code: (7)
Time Zone: +3 UTC
Currency: Russian ruble
Language: Russian

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Russia List of National Holidays in Russia in 2018

New Year's Day

 Long Weekend! 
New Year's Day

Russia: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

New Year's Holiday


New Year's Holiday

Russia: Traditional holiday period between New Year and Orthodox Christmas

New Year's Holiday


New Year's Holiday

Russia: Traditional holiday period between New Year and Orthodox Christmas

New Year's Holiday


New Year's Holiday

Russia: Traditional holiday period between New Year and Orthodox Christmas

New Year's Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
New Year's Holiday

Russia: Traditional holiday period between New Year and Orthodox Christmas

Orthodox Christmas


Orthodox Christmas

Russia: The Orthodox Church recognises 7 January as the day that Jesus was born

Defence of the Fatherland Day

 Long Weekend! 
Defence of the Fatherland Day

Russia: Defence of the Fatherland day honors those who are currently serving in the Armed Forces and those who have served in the past

Women's Day


Women's Day

Russia: The UN has declared 8 March to be a day to celebrate, recognise and remember women

Public Holiday (Bridge Day)

 Long Weekend! 
Public Holiday (Bridge Day)

Russia: Public holiday to bridge International Women's day to the weekend

Public Holiday (Bridge Day)

 Long Weekend! 
Public Holiday (Bridge Day)

Russia: Bridge holiday as May Day Falls on a Tuesday in 2018

Day of Spring and Labor


Day of Spring and Labor

Russia: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Victory Day


Victory Day

Russia: Celebrates the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War

Public Holiday (Bridge Day)

 Long Weekend! 
Public Holiday (Bridge Day)

Russia: Bridge holiday as Russia Day falls on a Tuesday

Russia Day


Russia Day

Russia: Russia Day commemorates the formal adoption of the Declaration of Sovereignty of the Russian Federation

Day of Unity


Day of Unity

Russia: Celebrates the liberation of Moscow from Polish troops in 1612

Day of Unity

 Long Weekend! 
Day of Unity

Russia: Monday 5 November 2018 will be a holiday as Day of Unity falls on a Sunday

Notes

  • 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.