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10.02.2017

Russian Flag Day

August 22, Russia celebrates one…
01.02.2017

Russia’s Day of Knowledge

“Ученье свет – неученье тьма” (Learning is the light, ignorance the darkness)…
22.11.2016

Defender of the Motherland Day

There are few interesting facts about that special holiday…
07.03.2016

Maslenitsa, the week of Festivities

Maslenitsa has always been celebrated, even during the Soviet times when all religious holidays were banned. People would then observe the festive side of the holiday, […]
07.03.2016

Maslenitsa, or the Pancakes Festival

One of the merriest holiday in Russia is certainly Масленица (Maslenitsa) also called сырная неделя (the cheese week). This ancient Slavic festival has its origins in […]
23.02.2016

Defender of Fatherland Day in Ruslanguage

Defender of Fatherland day is a very important holiday in Russia, celebrated on February 23. This day Russian women congratulate men: fathers, brothers, teachers and even […]
25.01.2016

Students Day in Russia

Despise the frost and the snow, January is a month full of joyful evens in Russia. After New Year, Christmas and the Orthodox New Year (according […]
15.01.2016

The Russian Santa Claus– Дед Мороз и Снегурочка

Дед Мороз (Ded Moroz) is the Russian Santa Claus. Its name means “Grandpa Frost” but is commonly translated by “Father Frost”. As his western colleague, he […]
15.01.2016

Traditional Christmas Holidays in Russia

The time between Christmas and Epiphany, from January 8th to 19th, is called святками (Yuletide). Traditionally in ancient Russia, it was the most diverting time of […]
28.12.2015

Holidays in Ruslanguage

Dear students, please note that our school is closed for winter holiays from December 28 till January 3. On January 4 we will open the doors […]
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