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It’s International Women’s Day – how will you mark the occasion?

It’s International Women’s Day – how will you mark the occasion?

This year, the theme of International Women’s day is #BalanceforBetter. Organisers have the following message for those intending to formally mark the occasion, which this year falls on Friday 8th March: “A balanced world is a better world. How can…

Will you celebrate Moscow day this September?

Will you celebrate Moscow day this September?

Moscow turns 871 this September and the City Day holiday is a big deal to its residents. It’s not too late to book a trip to the Russian capital and join in with the celebrations. Here’s what to expect if…

Russia’s Easter celebrations

Russia’s Easter celebrations

Easter’s celebrated a little differently in Russia, though you will find similarities with the British holiday as well. Known as Paskha, the holiday has at least a thousand year history and is the most important date on the Russian Orthodox…

Can’t wait until next year? Celebrate Christmas again on January 7th!

Can’t wait until next year? Celebrate Christmas again on January 7th!

Just as the Christmas decorations are coming down across the UK, Russia prepares for its own Christmas. If you’re the kind of person whose spirits sink lower with every bauble that you pack away, then we’d recommend you join us…

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Go Russia team!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Go Russia team!

We can’t believe it’s that time again! Christmas is almost upon us and while we are enjoying the festivities here in the UK our thoughts also turn to Russia. Christmas is actually celebrated there on January 7th, at the end…