February 23rd – The Defenders of the Fatherland Day

This day was first celebrated in 1918, when it was first named День Красной Армии (Red Army Day). Years later it was changed to День Советской Армии и Военно-Морского флота (Soviet Army and Navy Day) and it remained as such until the dissolution of the Soviet Union. In 2002, this day was given its current… Continue reading