Tag Archives: Defender of the Fatherland Day

24 Feb
Have you ever heard about Defender of the Fatherland Day? Or as it is called in Russian День защитника Отечества (Den’ zaschtschitnika Otschestva)? If not- Don’t worry. I have gathered the most important information for you in the list below. Do not miss this chance to expand your knowledge of Russian culture and history! What ...
18 Feb
Defender of the Fatherland Day is coming up, where Russians celebrate the achievements of the military, and even Russian men who have never served are congratulated and receive presents. First celebrated in 1919, the holiday makes the date when the Red Army was established, and was originally known as Red Army Day. In 1949, it ...