Tag Archives: Defender of the Fatherland Day

23 Feb
2021
Yesterday, the historic celebration of ‘Defender of the Fatherland Day’, or День Защитника Отечества in Russian, took place. It’s a tradition already entrenched in history, but one that students from other countries may be unfamiliar with. This article will give you a quick rundown of what the day is about, its history, and how celebrations ...
24 Feb
2017
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
2014
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 ...