Day of Family

Sometimes when traveling you don’t always remember every special day in Russia. 8 July marks с днем семьи, любви и верности which is the official observance known as the Day of the Family, love and faithfulness.

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It is not the biggest holiday in the FSU but in 2008 the obvervance was signed into law by then-President Dmitry Medvedev. The second name of the holiday is the Day of Peter and Fevronia, the Orthodox patrons of marriage and family.