March 18 – Day of the reunification of Crimea with Russia
On this day, the Russian Federation celebrates the Day of the reunification of Crimea with Russia. The ninth anniversary will take place in 2023. On the territory of the republic, this day is a holiday and a day off. Holiday concerts and actions are held in the cities of the region. Residents and guests of Simferopol bring flowers to the monument to the “People’s Militia of All Times”, motorists arrange a rally to Sevastopol. The holiday ends with salutes and fireworks. Festive events and motor races are also held in other cities of Russia.
The events that took place in the life of Russia in 2014 are called the Crimean spring. On March 11, 2014, the Supreme Council of the Republic of Crimea and the Sevastopol City Council adopted a declaration on the independence of the regions. On March 18, 2014, according to the results of the referendum, Crimea and the city of Sevastopol officially became part of the Russian Federation. More than 96% of the inhabitants of these territories voted for this decision. The reunification of the Crimean peninsula with the republic and the city of Sevastopol located on it was fixed by an interstate agreement, which was signed on that day in the Georgievsky Hall of the Grand Palace in Moscow by the heads of Russia and the Republic of Crimea. In the following 2015, the State Council of the Republic amended the law on holidays and memorable dates on the peninsula. March 18 became the Day of the reunification of Crimea with Russia.
This day also marks:
lacy oatmeal cookie day – this day is often confused with Oatmeal Cookie Day, which is celebrated on April 30th. These lacy oatmeal cookies are waffle thin and usually come with a scoop of sherbet or ice cream. Their crunchy texture and lacy look make them worthy of a separate feast.
Day of the Internal Troops of Belarus – a memorable event is celebrated by employees of departments, heads of units of internal troops. Their relatives, relatives and friends join in the celebrations. Veterans and support staff are involved in the celebrations. The chosen date of honoring has a symbolic meaning. It is associated with the formation on March 18, 1918 of the units formed on the basis of the employees of the Vitebsk escort guard team. This department performed functions similar to modern internal troops.
electric razor birthday – for many men, every new day begins with a shave. On March 18, 1931, the production of electric shavers started. A holiday is dedicated to this device.