Upcoming holidays and events
UN General Assembly 11 December 2008 proclaimed August 19 "World Humanitarian Day"
World Day pictures mark August 19 as professional photographers and amateur photographers
The day of State flag of the Russian Federation — one of the statutory holidays of Russia; established in 1994 by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation and is celebrated on August, 22, not a day off.
August 23, in accordance with Federal law No. 32-FZ of March 13, 1995 "On the days of glory (victory day) Russia’ Day of military glory of Russia — defeat of the Soviet troops of Nazi troops in the battle of Kursk in 1943.
Annually, since 2009, 23 August marked Memorial Day in Europe, dedicated to the victims of Stalinism and Nazism. That same day, August 23, 1939 Germany and the Soviet Union signed a non-aggression pact in which Europe was divided into separate spheres of influence.
According to the decision of UNESCO, adopted at the General Conference every year August 23 is celebrated the international day of remembrance dedicated to the victims of the Slave Trade and its Abolition.
Miner's day — professional holiday of miners, whose history began in the Soviet Union, and now, after the collapse of the USSR, he is still celebrated in Russia, Ukraine, Estonia and Kazakhstan, on the last Sunday of August.
The feast day of Baikal was approved in the year 99 of the last century and is celebrated on the fourth Sunday in August.
The day of Russian cinema — professional holiday filmmakers and cinema lovers in the Russian Federation. Celebrated every year on August 27.
August 29 is the day special forces MVD Russia.
The date was established at the initiative of Kazakhstan in 2009, the UN General Assembly. On this day in 1949, it conducted its first nuclear test in the Soviet Union at the Semipalatinsk test site.
According to the advanced resolution, the UN General Assembly declared the International Day of the Disappeared, celebrated annually on August 30th.
Knowledge day is celebrated on 1 September as a national holiday in the USSR and the Russian Federation since 1984, on the basis of the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR from 01.10.80 No. 3018-X "On holidays and memorial days", as amended by the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR from 01.11.88 No. 9724-XI ’On amendments to the law of the USSR on holidays and memorial days. Is also an official holiday in some other post-Soviet States.
Day of workers of oil and gas industry — professional holiday of workers of the oil and gas industry, which is celebrated on the first Sunday of September.
For the first time this festival was celebrated in the distant 1980. Incidentally, the oil and gas industry are the main forming budget revenues industries Russia.
September 2, the Day of the Russian guard. This holiday was established on December 22, 2000 by the decree of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin in connection with the 300th anniversary of the Russian guard (decree of the President of the Russian Federation No. 2032 dated 22 December 2000 " On establishing the Day of the Russian guard”).
The professional holiday - Day of the patrol - is celebrated on September 2 throughout Russia.
This new memorial of Russia, was established in accordance with the Federal law of the Russian Federation ’On the days of glory (victory day) Russia– 6 July 2005. It is directly connected with the tragic events in Beslan 1—September 3, 2004.
Day specialist nuclear support - memorial day established by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation of may 31, 2006, N 549 ’On the establishment of professional holidays and memorable days in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation”. Celebrated the 4th of September.
Peace to the World - War is not necessary! This motto was distributed at the end of the last century in the 70-80s. The idea of spending a day each year was born almost 30 years ago.