Russian Studies Program

Russian Public Holidays 

1-2 January

New New Years Day * (No work)

7 January

Orthodox Christmas * (No work)

12 January

Day of the Prosecutor General's Officials

13 January

Day of Russian Press

21 January

Day of the Military Engineers

15 February

Day of Purification

8 March

International Women's Day

7 April



Easter (Paskha)

1-2 May

International Labor Day

9 May

Victory Day (1945)

12 June

Russian Independence Day

23 may

Orthodox Ascension

2 June

Day of the Holy Trinity

Last 10 Days of June

St. Petersburg White Nights

19 August


28 August

Dormition of the Blessed Virgin

21 September

Nativity of the Virgin

7 October

Constitution Day

14 October

Feast of Pokrov

4 December

Presentation of the Virgin



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