Victory Day (Russia)

Victory Day is a public holiday in Russia on May 9 yearly. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of when the German Instrument of Surrender was signed. It was a legal document that effected the extinction of Nazi Germany and ended World War II in Europe.

The document was signed on the night of May 8, 1945, at Berlin Time, which was on May 9 at Moscow Time, and for this reason, Russia celebrates Victory Day on May 9, while many other European countries celebrate on May 8.

The following is the list of Victory Day in Russia from 2022 to 2026.

Victory DayMay 09, 2022Monday
Victory DayMay 09, 2023Tuesday
Victory DayMay 09, 2024Thursday
Victory DayMay 09, 2025Friday
Victory DayMay 09, 2026Saturday

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