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The next public holiday in Russia is

4th November, MondayCivil Unity Day

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Russia in 2019

TuesdayTueJan 01, 2019Jan 01New Year's Day
WednesdayWedJan 02, 2019Jan 02New Year's Day Holiday
ThursdayThuJan 03, 2019Jan 03New Year's Day Holiday
FridayFriJan 04, 2019Jan 04New Year's Day Holiday
MondayMonJan 07, 2019Jan 07Orthodox Christmas
TuesdayTueJan 08, 2019Jan 08New Year's Day Holiday
SaturdaySatFeb 23, 2019Feb 23Defender of the Fatherland
FridayFriMar 08, 2019Mar 08Intl. Women's Day
WednesdayWedMay 01, 2019May 01Spring and Labor Day
ThursdayThuMay 02, 2019May 02Spring and Labor Day Holiday
ThursdayThuMay 09, 2019May 09Victory Day
WednesdayWedJun 12, 2019Jun 12Russia Day
MondayMonNov 04, 2019Nov 04Civil Unity Day

Upcoming Public Holidays in Russia

Civil Unity Day

Civil Unity Day

Monday Nov 04, 2019

The upcoming Russia holiday Civil Unity Day is in 42 days from today.

New Year's Day

New Year's Day

Wednesday Jan 01, 2020

The upcoming Russia holiday New Year's Day is in 100 days from today.

New Year's Day Holiday

New Year's Day Holiday

Thursday Jan 02, 2020

The upcoming Russia holiday New Year's Day Holiday is in 101 days from today.

2019 Public Holidays Russia Service

The above is the list of 2019 public holidays declared in Russia which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Russia holiday calendar for 2019 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

Russia is known for its vibrant holidays full of celebrations and festivities. The holidays are bound to Russia’s culture, different religions, social stands, and democracy. As a religious country, most of the holidays are observed by churches such as the Orthodox Church. As the church’s calendar alters with time, the holiday gets to shift to different days each year.

The country has 27 public holidays where 12 holidays are recognized as the paid holidays by the government. Each city in the country has a special date on which it celebrates its founding date. Most of these holidays are marked with fireworks as Russians take to the streets, speeches by local politicians and concerts.

The nation has Muslim holidays and Christian holidays in the country but are not given recognition though they are celebrated separately by the respective faiths.

According to the Russian law, all holidays that fall on Sunday or Saturday are pushed to a different day of the following week. All the holidays that occur on Tuesday or Thursday have a prolonged holiday. This is because Friday and Monday are taken as a day off when the official holiday falls on Thursday and Tuesday respectively. However, employees are often required to work six days before or after the said holiday to accommodate the work days used.

Government services, schools, banks, and retail shops close down during these holidays.