Upcoming holidays and events
"Day of inventors and innovators” — professional holiday of inventors and innovators, which is celebrated in the Russian Federation annually on the last Saturday of June.
Day of friendship and unity of the Slavs celebrate the 25th June.
International day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking, established by the UN General Assembly in 1987.
Youth day — the national celebration of young people, which is celebrated in the Russian Federation every year, in summer, on June 27.
World day of fishing is celebrated on June 27.
Day partisans and underground fighters — a memorable date in Russia, which is celebrated on June 29, starting in 2010. Day partisans and underground fighters will be celebrated by holding commemorative events.
International day of cooperatives is celebrated on the first Saturday of July.
Day sports journalist mark 2 July.
Day of workers of sea and river fleet is celebrated on the first Sunday of July.
Day of GAI (road police) — professional holiday, which is celebrated in the Russian Federation annually, on July 3.
World day kiss mark the sixth of July.
The Midsummer festival is celebrated on the 7th of July.
The day of Peter and Fevronia — folk-Orthodox holiday. Celebrated on June 25 (July 8). In Russia on March 26, 2008 in the Council of the Federation at the meeting of the Committee on social policy was unanimously approved an initiative on the establishment of a new festival — it ’Day of family, love and fidelity.
Fisherman's day — professional holiday anglers traditionally celebrated on the second Sunday of July. Established by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR dated November 1, 1968.
The day of Russian mail — professional holiday of postal workers, celebrated in Russia every year on the second Sunday of July.
Metallurgist's day — annual professional holiday, which is celebrated in Russia on the third Sunday of July.
The main battle for the return of the native Russian lands and access to the Baltic sea, which was fought by the army of Peter the great and Charles XI was held on June 27 (July 8) 1709.
According to data published by the UN on July 11, 1987, the total population amounted to about 5 billion people, and that day gave conditional name Five billion. Two years later, the United Nations decided to establish the international celebration, which became known as the world population day, which falls on 11 July.