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Russian 2016 Public Holidays Announced

Source: ITAR-TASS (Moscow)
Posted on Friday, June 19, 2015


The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Russian Federation has released its annual "Government Resolution On The Transfer Of Public Holidays in 2016", which as usual proposes a draft list of official public holidays and bridge holidays in Russia for the upcoming calendar year 2016.

As per the aforementioned as yet unnumbered Decree of June 15, 2015, "Government Resolution On The Transfer Of Public Holidays in 2016", and as was done in previous years (2014-08-30, 2014-05-23, 2013-06-03, 2012-10-17, 2012-09-29, 2011-07-21, 2010-08-24, 2009-11-10, 2008-11-28, 2007-08-11, 2007-01-06, 2006-11-11, and 2005-12-28), whenever a fixed-date annual public holiday falls on a Tuesday or Thursday, the preceding Monday or Friday is usually declared a one-off bridge public holiday, to be compensated by declaring a nearby Saturday to be a regular working day.


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