01 November 2006

Unity Day

My Google Calendar tells me that Saturday is a Russian holiday called Unity Day.
What on earth is that? After searching the trusty Johnson's Russia List, I discovered that it is a new holiday, started in 2005, to unite the country.
Here's the article by Francesca Mereu: Unity Holiday Creating Discord
I wonder if this holiday was actually successful last year and if it is predicted to be successful this year.