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Russia Coronavirus Public Holidays Not Extended

Source: ITAR-TASS (Moscow)
Posted: Monday, May 11, 2020
Most recent follow-up news item: October 20, 2021

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has announced that the current run of Covid19 public holidays would not be extended past May 11, 2020.

Late in March (2020-03-25), President Putin, had announced that March 30 to April 3, 2020, would be public holidays due to the Covid19 pandemic, thus amending the official list of Russia's 2020 public holidays (2019-07-13 and 2019-05-06).

That initial string of Covid19 public holidays in Russia was later extended until April 30, 2020 (2020-04-02), and later, taking advantage of the 2020 public holidays from May 6-8, 2020, President Putin extended these public holidays until May 11, 2020, inclusively.

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