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Events | Fun | Videos  | 01.08.22

Yesterday Russians Celebrated Navy Day [Video]


Russian sailors usually celebrate their professional holiday on the last Sunday of July. In 2022, the celebration fell on July 31. Thus, yesterday the Russians celebrated the day of the Russian Navy.  The holiday appeared more than 80 years ago thanks to the great Soviet naval commander Nikolai Kuznetsov. In 1939, the admiral proposed to

Culture | Visit  | 07.07.22

Ivan Kupala: Pagan Holiday So Much Loved in Russia


On the night of July 6-7, Russians celebrate the Holiday of Ivan Kupala. It is associated with interesting customs and traditions that are still popular. There are legends that on the night of Ivan Kupala, supernatural creatures wake up, and water and fire acquire magical power.  Ivan Kupala is a pagan holiday of the summer

Events | Culture | Fun  | 28.06.22

Putin Made Official Day of Family, Love and Fidelity on July 8


President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, signed a decree on the establishment of the Day of Family, Love and Fidelity on July 8. It has come into force on the day of the decree’s signing.   “In order to preserve traditional family values and spiritual and moral education of children and youth, I decree: to

Events | Fun  | 02.05.22

Russians Chose Most Important May Holidays


Victory Day that is usually celebrated on May 9 is the main holiday of Russia. In turn, the Day of Spring and Labor (May 1) is perceived as a personal holiday only by every third Russian, according to the results of the survey conducted by specialists of the SuperJob job search service.   Of all the

Recommended | Culture | Events | Visit  | 23.02.22

Vladimir Putin Congratulated Russians on Defender of Fatherland Day 


Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated the Russians on Defender of the Fatherland Day and noted the importance of ensuring the country’s defence capability.  “Dear comrades, today ensuring the defence capability of our country remains the most important task of the state, and the armed forces serve as a reliable guarantee of national security, the peaceful

Insight | Around Russia  | 03.02.22

Russian Men and Women Named Best Presents for Gender Holidays


Analysts of the SberMegaMarket marketplace conducted a study and found out what gifts men and women in Russia would like to receive and give for the holidays on February 23 and March 8.  First of all, according to the survey results, the absolute majority of women (81 per cent) and men (75 per cent) are

Recommended | Events | Fun  | 31.12.21

Ru-Main Team Congratulates Readers on New Year


   Dear readers, This year is coming to an end and the new year is already preparing to step in. The whole Ru-Main team wishes the coming year to bring you only good news and positive thoughts! We hope that all your dreams can turn into goals and those goals you successfully achieve! Note! We

Events | Visit  | 05.11.21

Today Russian Military Intelligence Officers Celebrate Professional Holiday


The Day of the Military Intelligence Officer is a professional military holiday of Russia, established by the order of the country’s Minister of Defence in 2000. On this day in 1918 in Petrograd (nowadays St. Petersburg), as part of the Field Headquarters of the Red Army, a Registration Department was formed to coordinate the efforts

Events | Visit | Videos  | 04.11.21

Russian Cosmonauts Congratulated Compatriots on Unity Day From ISS [Video]


Russian cosmonauts, Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov, who are currently onboard the International Space Station (ISS), congratulated the Russians on National Unity Day, which is celebrated today, on November 4.    “With this holiday, we pay tribute to the memory of the long-standing events of 1612, when, in a single spiritual and military impulse, the

Recommended | Culture | Events | Visit  | 04.11.21

Today Russians Celebrate National Unity Day


National Unity Day is traditionally celebrated in Russia on November 4. This holiday was established in 2005 and has been an official holiday since then.  On November 4 (October 22, old style), 1612, the people’s militia led by the zemstvo elder Kuzma Minin and Prince Dmitry Pozharsky liberated Moscow from the Polish invaders. With the

Insight | Around Russia  | 28.10.21

Russians Do Not Make Special Preparations for Lockdown


Due to the tense situation with the spread of the COVID-19 infection, Russian authorities made a decision to create 1-2 weeks of days off for the country’s residents. However, only 1 out of 10 Russians consider it important to make special preparations for a lockdown.  In turn, 2 out of 3 Russians are not preparing

Events | Culture | Fun | Around Russia  | 05.10.21

Most Russians Had Such Teacher Who Influenced Greatly Their Lives


On October 5, 2021, Russians celebrate Teacher’s Day. For this occasion, specialists of the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTSIOM) presented data from a survey conducted among the country’s residents about their attitude to their former teachers.  First of all, when hearing the word “teacher”, 25% of respondents imagine a school or university specialist, while