Russians celebrate 19 holidays a year. Government offices, schools, embassies and businesses are usually closed during Russia public holidays. New Year is consider the biggest holiday in Russia. The celebration of New Year lasts for more than a week starting from January 1 until January 8, 2014. This is due to the joining celebration of New Year and Orthodox Christmas which falls on January 7, 2014 in Russia.
List of Public Holidays in Russia 2014
Here is the list of Russia 2014 Public Holidays. Please note this Russia 2014 public holidays calendar is only an estimate. We do not and cannot guarantee the accuracy of this 2014 Russia holidays calendar.
Russia Day / National Day / Independence Day of Russia Russia Day 2014
Thursday, 12 June 2014
Bridge Holiday for Russia Day
Friday, 13 June 2014
Bridge Holiday for Unity Day / Consolidation Day
Monday, 3 November 2014
National Unity Day / Consolidation Day Unity Day 2014
Tuesday, 4 November 2014
*If a holiday falls on weekend (Saturday or Sunday), the following Monday will be considered day of in lieu)
^In Russia, whenever a fixed-date annual public holiday falls on a Tuesday, the preceding Monday will be declared a one-off bridge public holiday, and if a fixed-date holiday falls on Thursday, the following Friday will be observed as holiday. To compensate the holiday, a nearby Saturday will be a regular working day.