5 Most Important Facts about Defender of the Fatherland Day

Defender of the Fatherland Day

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… Continue reading

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Today: Parade on Red Square

Today I was fortunate enough to witness a military parade on Red Square. The parade was commemorating the 73rd anniversary of the Soviet parade on the anniversary of the October Revolution, immediately after which the soldiers marched to the front and successfully defended Moscow from an impending Nazi assault. The event is not held yearly,… Continue reading

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Victory day in Moscow

The May 9th, or the Victory Day marks the capitulation of Nazi in Germany and the end of the Second World War. It is the same celebration that the armistice of the May 8 (May 8, 1945, signing of the act of surrender), but is celebrated on May 9th because of the time zone difference… Continue reading

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