What kind of holiday on 7 October in Russia
You probably already guessed that the date does not always correspond to only one festive event. The article will try to touch on all the main reasons that were important in the past and marked currently citizens of our country on 7 October.
Holiday in Russia is more than a holiday
If you seek the assistance of search engines in the world wide web, you will be given a list of important dates Oct. One of the first in it, when viewed 7 October, will be such an event as a Day of education and staff of the departments of the interior Ministry.
After the revolution (in the autumn of 1918) created the General Directorate of the Soviet workers 'and peasants' militia. The main structures are formed by the instructor and information departments. They, in turn, become the prototypes of the units operating at that time within the system of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the USSR and functioning in the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia.
What kind of holiday on the 7th of October was marked by the police? This is the day the police officers on whose shoulders rests a great responsibility for public order, security and peace of the citizens.
Constitution day in the USSR
In October 1977 the government of the USSR adopted a decision to celebrate Constitution Day. Approved in its latest form at L. I. Brezhnev. Previously, the holiday was celebrated on 5 December (1936 to 1976).
In early October 1993 was abolished legendary post # 1 near the Lenin Mausoleum. It happened after the event was quiet about the House of Soviets of Russia. The order to cease guard duty at the Mausoleum was given to the chief of the Main security Department. In four hours of the day, the post left the last change of time, carried by corporal V. Dedkov and the average R. I. Poletaev.
In our day, the Constitution Day of the USSR is not relevant. Former holiday 7 October, today is December 12. The modern version of the basic law of the Russian Federation was adopted in 1993.
The head of Russia and his day
What else marked the day that the 7th of October? Birthday now the acting President of Russia. Political and public figure, doctor of five foreign universities, winner of several awards, honorary citizen of ten cities, master of sports in judo and Sambo and just many respected man — Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin.
He was born in 1952 in Leningrad, in the family of a serviceman. Was the youngest son of three. Unfortunately, his older brothers he was not destined to see, they died before his birth.
Your birthday Mr Putin, as a rule, celebrates. A man of his rank always busy with more important for the country issues. But in 2014, he made an exception. For the first time in a long time postponed Affairs of state and took 7 Oct output. The head of state held in Siberia, without being distracted by working time and formal events.
The day of polite people
Look at recent events in the history of our country. Date October 7 — holiday in Russia, which was approved after a referendum in Crimea (16 March 2014). This day was called the Day of polite people.
Choose a name for a reason. This is due to the deterioration of the situation in the South-Eastern part of Ukraine. Members of the Armed forces appeared on the Peninsula and blocked any attempts by the Ukrainian army. Thus ensuring the safety of civilians and smooth conduct of the long-awaited for inhabitants of the Crimea referendum.
Military equipment did not contain markings. They acted calmly, confidently. Hence came the name "polite people".
Later the term will gain popularity in the Internet and the media, among government representatives. It is actively being used by officials, politicians and cultural figures.
Victor Vodolatsky, one of the deputies of the main party of Russia, in his speech said that it is a powerful stimulator of military-Patriotic education. What holiday is October 7 should vote to approve it. These people not only contributed to the annexation of Crimea to Russia without casualties. Because of their actions sharply increased the interest of the younger generation to the army.
Talking about this latest research, according to which more than 30% of citizens of military age have expressed a desire to join the ranks of the Russian army.
Religious holiday — October 7
That day is not a religious holiday for Orthodox Christians, but three:
- the day of pervomuchenika equal to the apostles Thecla of Iconium
- the day of memory of the Pskov Wonderworker, the monk Nikandr of the desert (in baptism Nikon)
- the day of honoring of the MonkMartyr Galaktion (in baptism Gabriel) Vologda.
Thekla of Iconium several times suffered for their faith, were sentenced to death. The Lord ever saved her, leaving unharmed. Thekla survived thanks to his faith until the age of 90.
In the old days believed that if this day to tie something, then never untie can not. Therefore, people tried to conclude this day of marriage, to have a meaningful relationship or began to spin. Therefore, Saint Thekla was called Zapredelnaya.
The monk Nikandr was born in the Pskov land. Almost all of his life he devoted to the service of God. Lived as a hermit (hence his nickname of desert) in fasting and prayer, every day, learning the Word of God.
Galaktion of Vologda came from a boyar family, could have predicted. The service of this Saint was drawn up in 1717. Today his memory is an Orthodox religious holiday. 7 October, it is celebrated annually according to the new style. By the way, on September 24.
Name day on this day celebrate: Andrey, Vasily, Vitaly, Vladislav, Galaktion, David, Paul, Sergey, Spiridon, Stephen and Thekla.
What kind of holiday on the 7th of October is celebrated in Russia? Now this question will not put you in a deadlock. You will be able to list the main events of the day annually celebrated by the citizens of our country.