Defender of the Fatherland Day

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Feb 23, 2019 Defender of the Fatherland Day 2019 Russia
Feb 23, 2020 Defender of the Fatherland Day 2020 Russia

Information about Defender of the Fatherland Day

Significance: Defender of the Fatherland Day celebrates people who are serving or were serving the Russian Armed Forces. It has also come to include the celebration of men as a whole, and to act as a counterpart of International Women's Day on March 8.

Type:
Holidays in Russia
Celebrations:
Watching parades and processions in honor of veterans; women are giving small gifts to the Russian men in their lives, especially husbands or boyfriends, fathers and sons; women are giving gifts to their male co-workers
Observed by:
Russia and Soviet Union
Legal holiday in:
Russia, parts of Soviet Union
Location:
Russia
Synonyms:
Red Army Day, Soviet Army and Navy Day, Men's Day in Russia
Initiator:
Wladimir Iljitsch Lenin
Start year:
1922

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