mos.ru/Maxim Mishin Russia
Victory Day is considered the most important holiday by 65% of Russians, according to the results of a survey by the All-Russian Center for Public Opinion Research (VTsIOM).
When asked which holidays people in the country consider the most important, 65% of respondents named Victory Day, which is celebrated annually on May 9. The second place was taken by the New Year (58%), Easter (29%) closed the top three.
In addition, Russians have identified during the calendar year such holidays as International Women’s Day, Christmas, and Defender of the Fatherland Day.
1.6 thousand people over the age of 18 took part in the telephone survey, notes FAN.
Russian Senator Ivan Abramov earlier suggested that September 3 be celebrated as Victory Day by militaristic Japan. Moreover, he believes that this day should be a day off for the citizens of the country. A similar initiative had already been taken by the inhabitants of Sakhalin.
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