Russian Federation

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in the Russian Federation for 2018 ready to be integrated into your application.

Russia, officially known as the Russian Federation, is the world’s largest nation and a transcontinental nation, bordering both European and Asian countries. The medieval state of Rus was founded by the Varangian warrior elite and their descendants in the 9th century. In 988 the synthesis of Bzyantine and Slavic cultures, defined Russian culture for the next thousand years. The lands of Rus, were invaded by the Mongols and became tributaries. During the 13th century, expansion through conquest, annexation and exploration, created the Russian Empire. After the Russian Revolution of 1917, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic formed the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), which became the first constitutionally socialist state in the world. In the 20th century, during the Soviet Era, Russia created the first human-made satellite and launched the first humans to space. Russia has massive mineral and energy resources, and is one of the leading producers of oil and natural gas. On December 25, 1991, the Soviet Union dissolved and Russia was formally recognized as a country.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Monday New Year's Day
January 2nd Tuesday Second Day of the New Year
January 3rd Wednesday Third Day of the New Year
January 4th Thursday Fourth Day of the New Year
January 5th Friday Fifth Day of the New Year
January 6th Saturday Sixth Day of the New Year
January 7th Sunday Orthodox Christmas Day
January 7th Sunday Seventh Day of the New Year
January 8th Monday Eighth Day of the New Year
January 12th Friday Prosecutor General's Day
January 14th Sunday Old New Year's Day
January 25th Thursday Tatiana Day
February 14th Wednesday Valentine's Day
February 15th Thursday International Duties Memorial Day
February 23rd Friday Defender of the Fatherland Day
February 27th Tuesday Special Operations Forces Day
March 8th Thursday International Women's Day
March 20th Tuesday March Equinox
March 25th Sunday Cultural Workers' Day
April 1st Sunday Easter
April 21st Saturday Local Self-Government Day
April 26th Thursday Memorial Day of Radiation Accidents and Catastrophes
April 27th Friday Day of Russian Parliamentarism
May 1st Tuesday Spring and Labor Day
May 9th Wednesday Victory Day
June 6th Wednesday Day of the Russian Language
June 8th Friday Social Workers' Day
June 12th Tuesday Russia Day
June 21st Thursday June Solstice
July 29th Sunday Navy Day
August 5th Sunday Railway Workers' Day
August 6th Monday Russian Railway Troops Day
August 11th Saturday Sports Day
August 12th Sunday Russian Air Force Day
August 22nd Wednesday National Flag Day
August 27th Monday Film and Movies Day
September 23rd Sunday September Equinox
September 29th Saturday Day of Machine-Building industry workers
October 1st Monday International Day of Older Persons Russian Ground Forces Day
October 4th Thursday Russian Aerospace Defence Forces Day
October 23rd Tuesday Day of Advertisement industry Workers
October 24th Wednesday Day of Special Forces of the Armed Forces
October 25th Thursday Day of Customs Workers
October 29th Monday Day of Security services of the MVD
October 30th Tuesday Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Political Repressions
October 31st Wednesday Day of the Detention Centers and Prisons Workers
November 5th Monday Unity Day (Observed)
November 10th Saturday Police and Internal Affairs Servicemen's Day
November 18th Sunday Day of the Missile Forces and Artillery
November 25th Sunday Mother's Day
November 27th Tuesday Naval Infantry Day
December 9th Sunday Fatherland's Heroes Day
December 17th Monday Strategic Missile TroopsDay
December 21st Friday December Solstice
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="RU" -d year="2018" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"