Russia's President Endorses Changes To Public Holidays
Posted: Thursday, December 30, 2004 Updated: Monday, May 6, 2019
Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has signed into law amendments to Article 112 of Russia's Labour Code, extending the New Year public holidays from 2 to 5 working days, as well as changing some other public holidays.
The State Duma, the lower house of parliament, had already passed the bill on December 24 (2004-12-24) and the Federation Council, the upper house of parliament, approved it on Monday, December 27, 2004.
The new public holidays bill should, as per the Government Decree of 27.12.2004 N 845 "On the transfer of the day in 2005" (27 December 2004), go into effect immediately (ie. in January 2005).
Links and References
Below are links to the news stories referred to in the above "Russia's President Endorses Changes To Public Holidays" news story, as well as links to subsequents news stories which refer to the present news story.