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20

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May
05

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May
09

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Russia Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
End date:
6 January 2014
January
07
Russian Orthodox Christmas Day
Start date:
7 January 2014
February
23
Defender of the Fatherland Day
Start date:
23 February 2014
March
08
International Women's Day
Start date:
8 March 2014
May
01
Spring and Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2014
May
09
Victory Day
Start date:
9 May 2014
June
12
Russia Day
Start date:
12 June 2014
October
25
Unity Day
Start date:
25 October 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
End date:
4 January 2015
January
07
Russian Orthodox Christmas Day
Start date:
7 January 2015
February
23
Defender of the Fatherland Day
Start date:
23 February 2015
March
08
International Women's Day
Start date:
8 March 2015
May
01
Spring and Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
May
09
Victory Day
Start date:
9 May 2015
June
12
Russia Day
Start date:
12 June 2015
November
04
Unity Day
Start date:
4 November 2015
December
12
Constitution Day
Start date:
12 December 2015
Edited by Jane Duru
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