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2020 RUSSIA HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Russia is

4th November, WednesdayCivil Unity Day

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Russia in 2020

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
WednesdayWedJan 01, 2020Jan 01New Year's Day
ThursdayThuJan 02, 2020Jan 02New Year's Day Holiday
FridayFriJan 03, 2020Jan 03New Year's Day Holiday
SaturdaySatJan 04, 2020Jan 04New Year's Day Holiday
MondayMonJan 06, 2020Jan 06New Year's Day Holiday
TuesdayTueJan 07, 2020Jan 07Orthodox Christmas
WednesdayWedJan 08, 2020Jan 08New Year's Day Holiday
SundaySunFeb 23, 2020Feb 23Defender of the Fatherland
MondayMonFeb 24, 2020Feb 24Defender of the Fatherland Holiday
SundaySunMar 08, 2020Mar 08Intl. Women's Day
MondayMonMar 09, 2020Mar 09Intl. Women's Day Holiday
FridayFriMay 01, 2020May 01Spring and Labor Day
SaturdaySatMay 09, 2020May 09Victory Day
MondayMonMay 11, 2020May 11Victory Day Holiday
FridayFriJun 12, 2020Jun 12Russia Day
WednesdayWedNov 04, 2020Nov 04Civil Unity Day

Public Holidays in Russia

Civil Unity Day

Civil Unity Day

Wednesday Nov 04, 2020

The upcoming Russia holiday Civil Unity Day is in 125 days from today.

2020 Public Holidays Russia Service

The above is the list of 2020 public holidays declared in Russia which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Russia holiday calendar for 2020 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.