Celebrating Victory Day, As We Shine, Sow Our Lives Enshrine #VictoryDay

Countries Celebrating 9th of May https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victory_Day_%289_May%29

Victory Banner #5″, raised on the roof of the Reichstag building
  • Soviet Union USSR officially recognised 9 May from 1946 until its dissolution in 1991. It has become a non-labour holiday since 1965.[10]
  • Armenia Armenia has officially recognised 9 May since its independence in 1990. The holiday was similarly celebrated there while the country was part of the Soviet Union.[11]
  • Azerbaijan Azerbaijan has officially recognised 9 May since its independence in 1991. The holiday was similarly celebrated there while the country was part of the Soviet Union.[12]
  • Belarus Belarus has officially recognised 9 May since its independence in 1991 and considers it a non-working day. The holiday was similarly celebrated there while the country was part of the Soviet Union.
  • Poland Poland officially recognised 9 May from 1945 until 2014. From 24 April 2015 Poland officially recognised 8 May as “Narodowy Dzień Zwycięstwa” – “National Victory Day”.[13]
  •  Israel officially designates the Victory Day on the 9th of May as a national remembrance day. Schools and shops however carry on business as usual and it is not a holiday. As a result of immigration of many Red Army veterans, Israel now hosts the largest and most extensive Victory Day celebrations outside the Former Soviet Union.[14] Traditions and customs of Victory Day are the same as in Russia.
  • Georgia (country) Georgia has officially recognised 9 May since its independence in 1991. The holiday was similarly celebrated there while the country was part of the Soviet Union.
  • East Germany German Democratic Republic recognised Tag der Befreiung (Day of liberation) on 8 May, it was celebrated as a public holiday from 1950 to 1966, and on the 40th anniversary in 1985. Only in 1975 the official holiday was 9 May instead and that year called Tag des Sieges (Victory Day).
  • Germany Federal Republic of Germany does not officially recognise 9 May as a holiday. However, informal celebrations continue to take place in some areas of the former German Democratic Republic. Also, on 8 May, the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern since 2002 has recognised a commemorative day Tag der Befreiung vom Nationalsozialismus und der Beendigung des 2. Weltkrieges (Day of Liberation from National Socialism, and the End of the Second World War).
  • Kazakhstan Kazakhstan has officially recognised 9 May since its independence in 1991. It’s a non-working day. The holiday is sometimes celebrated in connection with other national holiday on 7 May (Defender of the Fatherland Day). From 1947 the holiday was similarly celebrated there while the country was part of the Soviet Union.
  • Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan has officially recognised 9 May since its independence in 1991. The holiday was similarly celebrated there while the country was part of the Soviet Union.
  • Moldova Moldova has officially recognised 9 May since its independence in 1990. From 1951 the holiday was similarly celebrated there while the country was part of the Soviet Union.
  • Montenegro Montenegro officially recognised 9 May as the Victory Day over Fascism as an official holiday.
  • Russia The Russian Federation has officially recognised 9 May since its formation in 1991 and considers it a non-working day even if it falls on a weekend (in which case any following Monday will be non-working); The holiday was similarly celebrated there while the country was part of the Soviet Union.
  • Serbia Serbia celebrates 9 May as the Victory Day over Fascism but it’s a working holiday. Still many people gather to mark the anniversary with the war veterans, including Serbian army, Minister of Defense and the President.
  • Tajikistan Tajikistan has officially recognised 9 May since its independence following the dissolution of the Soviet Union.[citation needed] The holiday was similarly celebrated there while the country was part of the Soviet Union.
  • Turkmenistan Turkmenistan has officially recognised 9 May since its independence in 1991. The holiday was similarly celebrated there while the country was part of the Soviet Union.
  • Ukraine Ukraine officially recognised 9 May from its independence in 1991 until 2013, where it was a non-working day. If it fell on a weekend the following Monday was non-working.[15] The holiday was similarly celebrated there while the country was part of the Soviet Union. As of 2015, Ukraine officially celebrates Victory Day over Nazism in World War II on May 9, per a decree of parliament. Additionally the term “Great Patriotic War” as a reference was replaced with “Second World War” in all Ukrainian legislation.[16][17] Since 15 May 2015 Communist and Nazi symbols are prohibited in Ukraine.[18]
  • Uzbekistan Uzbekistan has officially recognised 9 May from 1999, where the holiday was introduced as “Memorial/Remembrance Day”.[19] The holiday was also celebrated there while the country was part of the Soviet Union.

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As we enshrine, sow our live’s shine; Shiva Shakti bhava, God bless.

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